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Funding Opportunities

Funding Sources

Awards Available to Anthropology Majors at the College of Charleston

The following summer funding opportunities are available to Anthropology majors.  Applications are typically due in March of each year.  For additional information, contact the Department at socyanth@cofc.edu

  • The Jon Morter Memorial Award in Anthropology/Archaeology was created to honor the memory of Jon Morter, a prehistoric archaeologist who taught at the College of Charleston in 1996-1997. The award is given to a College of Charleston student who is a declared Anthropology major, with preference given to students who pursue archaeological field study.
  • The Catherine Wood Parker Memorial Award, created through the generosity of Mrs. William Heidenreich to honor her mother, is a reflection of Mrs. Parker’s lifelong interest in travel, history, anthropology, and archaeology. The award is given to a College of Charleston student who is a declared Anthropology major, with preference given to students engaged in fieldwork. Students traveling to participate in an anthropological field school or study abroad course in which they will be engaged in research are encouraged to apply.
  • The Anthropology Fieldwork Award is given to a College of Charleston student who is a declared Anthropology major and who will engage in anthropological fieldwork.

Center for Creative Retirement Gerontology Award

  • Awarded established by Kate Tebben Pomplun (SOCY '05).