Call for Applications: The Whiteford Cultural Anthropology Field Work Scholarship

The Whiteford Cultural Anthropology Field Work Scholarship is awarded to cultural anthropology graduate students in the MSU Department of Anthropology with preference given to students conducting research in Latin America. This $2,000 award is intended to assist students doing their dissertation field work by helping cover key associated costs, such as transportation and lodging. Eligibility: Must be a graduate student in cultural anthropology enrolled in the MSU Department of Anthropology.

How to apply: Application is made via letter (1-2 pages) addressed to the Whiteford Scholarship Committee. Applicants should provide an overview of their progress in the program of study, a description and timeline of their dissertation research, and how the scholarship will benefit that research. The committee requires that the dissertation advisor send a statement of endorsement for the application via email. Letter of application and endorsement should be submitted via email to Cathi Pierce at with Whiteford Scholarship in the subject line of the email.

Deadline for application is April 7th, 2023.