College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Anthropology Scholarships

Please obtain scholarship applications from the department office or website (if available) and return completed copies by February 15th:

McKinney Humanities Building (MH)
Room 4.05.54
(210) 458-4075
http://anthropology.utsa.edu/

The Alameda/UTSA Endowed Museum Internship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used each year to fund an internship at the:
      • Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D. C.
      • UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures
      • Kennedy Center
      • or other cultural institutions as deemed appropriate by Dean of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
    • The internship award shall be provided to a full-time or part-time GRADUATE student enrolled in a graduate program in Anthropology, Art History or History.


    *Preference will be given to students who have completed at least 20 credit hours toward their master’s degree.

    Amount of award varies depending on funds available. Past awards have been approximately $1,000, and are awarded just prior to the start of the internship.

  • Application Requirements

    • Completed Application
    • Essay - a 500-word narrative proposing the organization where they expect to complete their internship. The narrative should explain how the internship experience fits into their academic development and area of study, and what they hope to gain from the experience.


    *In consultation with the graduate advisors of record, applicants are responsible for making internship arrangements.

  • Go to Appplication →

David Bowen Memorial Endowment For Study In Europe - Spring 2018

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate
    • COLFA Major
    • Register with the Office of International Programs
    • Travel experience must be at least two weeks in duration
  • Application Requirements

    • Application
    • Proof of registration with the UTSA Office of International Programs
    • Copies of travel program information and applications (as applicable)
    • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty member)
    • Completed Budget Section of Application
  • Go to Appplication →

Dean’s Circle Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000

  • Eligibility

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared a major in any one of the disciplines in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
    • Must be enrolled full-time status (minimum of 12 semester credit hours for undergraduates and 9 semester credit hours for graduate students)
    • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Application Requirements

    • Completed application
    • Brief essay about why you have chosen your major and your plans after your graduation
    • Letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty members (transfer students may use faculty from previously attended college or university and incoming freshman may use a high school faculty member).
  • Go to Appplication →

Doña Agripina De Urdaneta Endowed Scholarship In Anthropology

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate students with 60 hours completed and intend to pursue a graduate degree in Anthropology
    • Enrolled full-time (12 hours) and actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Department of Anthropology at UTSA; preference given to students studying Cultural Anthropology.
    • Preference given to applicants who: first generation college/university students and are residents of South Texas, including Bexar County
    • Preference given to applicants who have acheived senior status
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Demonstrated financial need
  • Application Requirements

    See department for application, additional criteria, and requirements.

Ernest And Aimee Bromley Endowed Presidential Scholarship In The Liberal Arts

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared major in a liberal arts discipline within COLFA. Current liberal arts undergraduate majors in COLFA are: American studies, anthropology, communication, English, French, German, history, humanities, philosophy, classical studies, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, and Spanish. *Art and art history and music majors are not eligible for this scholarship.
    • Must be enrolled full-time status (minimum of 12 semester credit hours for undergraduates and 9 semester credit hours for graduate students)
    •  Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Application Requirements

    Completed application, brief essay about why you have chosen your major and your plans after your graduation, and a letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty members (transfer students may use faculty from previously attended college or university and incoming freshman may use a high school faculty member).

Friends Of Anthropology Endowed Scholarship In Honor Of Anne Fox And Don Lewis

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Graduate students only
  • Application Requirements

    See department for application, additional criteria, and requirements.

The GEV Scholarship for COLFA Semester in Urbino, Italy

  • Award: $1,000

  • Eligibility

    • Must be a student actively pursuing a degree with a declared major in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
    • Student must register with the Office of International Programs/Study Abroad program
    • The award will be applied toward the costs associated with the student’s participation in a European educational travel experience, as approved by the Dean of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts.
    • Selection of the recipient(s) will be made by an officially recognized committee of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
  • Application Requirements

    • The COLFA Semester Abroad, Urbino, Italy application
    • Proof of registration with the UTSA Office of International Programs/Study Abroad Program
    • Copies of travel program information and applications (as applicable)
    • Brief essay answering application questions
    • A letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty member
    • Completed Budget Section of Application
  • Go to Appplication →

James C. Gifford Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Graduate students only
    • Current UTSA student in good standing
    • Preference will be five to students pursuing research in the archaeology of Mesoamerica and the American Southwest
  • Application Requirements

    See department for application, additional criteria, and requirements.

Hewitt Family Annual Scholarship in COLFA

  • Award: $1,500

  • Eligibility

    This is a late award for the current 2017-18 Academic year

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared a major in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
    • Must be enrolled full-time status (minimum of 12 semester credit hours for undergraduates and 9 semester credit hours for graduate students)
    • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Recipients must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours and must demonstrate leadership capabilities in their school and community through volunteer efforts
  • Application Requirements

    • Completed application
    • Brief essay
    • Letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty members (transfer students may use faculty from previously attended college or university)
  • Go to Appplication →

John S. Jockusch Endowed Scholarship In The Liberal Arts

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared major in a liberal arts discipline within COLFA. Current liberal arts undergraduate majors in COLFA are:
      • American Studies
      • Anthropology
      • Communication
      • English
      • French
      • German
      • History
      • Humanities
      • Philosophy
      • Classical Studies
      • Geography
      • Political Science
      • Psychology
      • Sociology
      • Spanish
    • Must have and maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application and award year
    • Be enrolled full time, 12 hours (undergraduate) or 9 hours (graduate), during the year in which the award is received.

     *Art and art history and music majors are not eligible for this scholarship.

  • Application Requirements

    • Completed application
    • Brief essay about why you have chosen your major and your plans after graduation 
    • A letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty member (newly admitted graduate students can provide a letter from a faculty member at a previously attended college)
  • Go to Appplication →

Kenneth Alan Hovey Endowed Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate Student
    • Major in Humanities, Philosophy & Classics, or English
    • Completed at least 60 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled full-time (12 hours undergraduate and 9 hours graduate)
    • 3.0 GPA (undergraduate) and 3.5 GPA (graduate)
  • Application Requirements

    • Online Application
    • Must demonstrate strong writing skills in two-page writing sample (topic varies each year)
  • Go to Appplication →

Mary Pat & Louis H. Stumberg Endowed Scholarship for Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    Mary Pat and Louis H. Stumberg Endowed Scholarship for Interdisciplinary Studies in Music and the Sciences

    Undergraduate students who have a declared major in one of the following disciplines:

    • all disciplines in the College of Engineering
    • all disciplines in the College of Sciences
    • Anthropology
    • Communication
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Other social and behavioral science disciplines


    with one of the majors above you must also have a declared minor in Music or Creative Writing. You may also have an arts major with a minor in one of the disciplines listed above.
    Graduate students may have research focus that involves science and art disciplines.
     

  • Application Requirements

    • Completed online application form.
    • Brief essay (no less than 200 words) explaining the importance of music or creative writing in your intellectual and personal life. For graduate students, the essay should include an explanation of your research areas of focus. Please attach the essay to this application with name and Banner ID stated at the top.
  • Go to Appplication →

Richard E. W. Adams Endowed Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Graduate students only
    • Enrolled full-time (9 hours), specializing in Archaeology
    • Applicants must be enrolled in UTSA during the semester in which they apply for the scholarship and be in good standing
  • Application Requirements

    See department for application, additional criteria, and requirements.

William V. Mastoris Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate, pursuing a degree in humanities* at UTSA
      • American studies
      • Anthropology
      • Communication
      • English
      • French
      • German
      • History
      • Humanities
      • Philosophy
      • Classical studies
      • Geography
      • Political science
      • Psychology
      • Sociology
      • Spanish 
    • Resident of Bexar County, Texas
    • Enrolled full-time (12 hours)
    • Top 50% of their high school graduation class and 2.5 GPA
    • 2.5 GPA in current university course work

    *Art, Art history, and Music majors are not eligible for this scholarship.

  • Application Requirements

    • Complete application
    • Proof of high school graduation rank
  • Go to Appplication →

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