Collegiate Program Scholarships

The Collegiate committee will encourage interested individuals to participate in the Texas Archeological Society by offering scholarships to Society programs (Annual Meeting, the Archeology Academy, and Field School), contingent on funding being available. Applications will be available to download below; Collegiate committee members will review and determine scholarship recipients. The chosen individuals will receive the same stipend and offerings provided the Native American and Diversity Scholarship recipients. Applicants need not be students to be eligible.

All Collegiate Scholarship recipients will be registered as an individual or student TAS member for the current year, if not already a member, and will receive the Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society and Texas Archeology newsletter.

Archeology Academy Scholarship

Academy registration will be covered; this includes a electronic version of the manual, lunches and snacks during Academy sessions, and any materials needed.  Scholarships may include partial reimbursement for the expenses of persons traveling to an Academy.  Reimbursement for long-distance travel may be restricted, determined by the distance and availability of funds.  The recipient will be able to choose the Academy he or she wishes to attend.  The deadline to apply is approximately three weeks before each Academy's registration deadline; check scholarship form for actual date.  Please take into account that popular courses may fill up before the stated registration deadline.

Field School Scholarship

The Field School registration fee will be covered for the scholarship recipient, and that person will receive a dig kit containing the tools needed for excavation.  In addition, that person will receive a Field School T-shirt.  Lodging space will be provided in the TAS campground.  Scholarship recipients must bring their own tents and camping gear; a list of recommended equipment will be provided.  Rest facilities are port-o-cans and open air showers.  Breakfast and dinner will be provided from the TAS camp kitchen at no charge to the scholarship recipient.  While the recipient must provide his/her own lunches, TAS will donate ice for his/her cooler.  Scholarships may include partial reimbursement for the expenses of persons traveling to Field School.  Reimbursement for long-distance travel may be restricted, determined by the distance and availability of funds.

Annual Meeting Scholarship

The Annual Meeting registration fee and banquet fee will be covered for the scholarship recipient.  Scholarships may include partial reimbursement for the expenses of persons traveling to Field School.  Reimbursement for long-distance travel may be restricted, determined by the distance and availability of funds.  The recipient will be responsible for making his/her own hotel arrangements.

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