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Undergraduate Awards & Scholarship Opportunities


We invite applications from University of Michigan undergraduates in good academic standing to apply for funds to participate in a field or research opportunity related to anthropological archaeology. Priority will be given to Anthropology majors/minors who have not previously received Museum of Anthropological Archaeology awards or scholarships. Applications for 2018 closed on March 6, 2018. Decisions will be announced by April 10, 2018. 

The application process requires:

  • an online application
  • a project description and budget
  • ONE faculty member or GSI to fill out and submit the recommendation form
  • an unofficial copy of your UM transcript

Your application materials as Word or PDF documents should be submitted to the Undergraduate Awards Coordinator at by March 6, 2018.

Complete instructions, forms and link to the online application are available here

The 2017 UMMAA Undergraduate Award recipients were Daniel Hansen (destination: Odense, Denmark), Nolan Powers (destination: Chincha Valley of Peru) and Kristin Cimmerer (destination: Sehonghon, Lesotho South Africa). Learn more about the details of their 2017 summer fieldwork experiences here!