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Top 22 Anthropology Scholarships in May 2023
Anthropology is a fascinating major that explores the diversity of human cultures, past and present. As an anthropology student, you’ll learn about the social, cultural, and biological aspects of human life, including topics such as language, religion, gender, race, and evolution. An anthropology major can lead to careers in a variety of fields, including cultural heritage management, non-profit organizations, international development, or academia, and is perfect for those who are interested in understanding and promoting cultural diversity and social justice.
There are a number of scholarships that anthropology students can apply for! Below, we’ve listed the top anthropology scholarships, as well as eligibility requirements, award amounts, and scholarship deadlines. Best of luck!
Top 18 Anthropology Scholarships in June 2023
The Scholarships360 Research Team reviews all scholarships individually and strives to exclude any scholarship where any of the below applies:
- The scholarship requires a fee to apply
- The scholarship requires paid membership in an organization (with certain exceptions for reputable trade organizations and others)
- Student are required to sign up for a site or service to apply*
- The scholarship seems primarily used for lead generation** or idea harvesting purposes***
- The scholarship website has many grammatical errors and/or advertisements
- The scholarship or scholarship providing organization seem untrustworthy
- There is no evidence the scholarship was previously awarded
- The scholarship has not been awarded in the past 12 months
- There is no available contact information
If you believe a scholarship has been published in error, please reach out to [email protected] and we’ll take a look!
* There are certain exceptions to this, for example if the sponsoring organization is a major corporation or nonprofit with its own scholarship application system.
** Lead generation scholarships will require students to sign up for an app or website and require minimal (if any) application requirements.
***Idea harvesting scholarships will require students to submit blog posts or other materials that companies may use for marketing purposes.
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