Stanford University

Undergraduate Supplemental Funding Program

The Stanford Archaeology Center Supplemental Funding Scholarships support undergraduate Archaeology Majors and Minors in their professional and research development. Applicants must have applied to alternate sources of funding before becoming eligible for a SAC Scholarship. An exception may be made for undergraduates who are applying for conference funds and who have never attended an academic conference in the past.  

Types of Scholarships: 

Submit your completed proposal via this google doc by the deadline and Email the Archaeology Student Services Officer. The Undergraduate committee evaluates applications and makes decisions 1-2 weeks after the deadline. Grants range from $500-$4000. Note: Undergraduate Research Assistantship has a separate application process. 

By submitting an application, you authorize department staff to examine your academic transcripts and consult with appropriate faculty and staff regarding your project.

For questions about grants or the application process, please contact Maria Kristina Guillen, Student Services Officer at mguillen [at] stanford.edu () (Building 500 Office 113) 

SAC Supplemental Undergraduate Conference Fund

The SAC Supplemental Undergraduate Conference Fund Scholarship is meant to aid in the academic and professional development of undergraduate students by supporting their participation in conferences as an attendee and/or presenter happening domestically.Funds can be applied to Flights, hotels, per diem for food, conference registration. Must apply for alternative funding to be eligible for supplemental funding. 

Will fund up to: $1500

Timeline: 

Application Deadline:

  • AY: 2021-22
    • April 29, 2022 for Summer & Autumn Quarter Conferences 
  • AY: 2022-23
    • November 4, 2022 for Winter & Spring Quarter Conferences
    • April 7, 2023 for Summer & Autumn Quarter Conferences 

Application Includes

  • Conference Attending
  • Dates
  • Is this your first time attending a conference?
  • Sources of alternative funding
  • Budget for supplemental funding needed
  • 300-600 word proposal
  • Itinerary
  • Faculty Mentor Support (If presenting)

Submit your application

SAC Supplemental Undergraduate Research

The SAC Supplemental Undergraduate Research Scholarship is meant to aid in the research and professional development of undergraduate students by supporting their research interests. Research can happen domestically or internationally. Funds can be applied to flights, hotels, per diem for food, equipment. Must apply for alternative funding to be eligible for supplemental scholarship. 

Will fund up to: $4000

Timeline: 

Application Deadline

  • AY: 2021-22
    • April 29, 2022 for Summer & Autumn Quarter Research 
  • AY: 2022-23
    • November 4, 2022 for Winter & Spring Quarter Part Time Research
    • April 7, 2023 for Summer & Autumn Quarter Research 

Project Execution 

  • Full-Time: Summer 
  • Part-Time: Aut, Win Sp

Application Includes: 

  • Name of Research Proposal
  • Dates
  • Sources of alternative funding 
  • Budget for supplemental funding needed
  • 300-600 word proposal
  • Itinerary
  • Faculty Mentor Support

Submit your application

Undergraduate Research Assistantship

Every year a number of faculty host paid Undergraduate Research Assistantship opportunities. Details on the opportunities, deadlines and how to apply are posted by Summer. The Research Assistantship provides an opportunity for undergraduates to work closely with faculty members on different aspects of their research. 

Stipends up to $1500

 

Student Eligibility

  • Students must be current undergraduates in good standing at Stanford
  •  Students must be enrolled
  • Students may not receive both academic units and a stipend for any single project activity
  • Co-terms who have not conferred their undergraduate degree and who are still paying undergraduate (not graduate) tuition are eligible
  • Students may not be serving a suspension
  •  Students may not be on a Leave of Absence (LOA) 

Submit your application