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Call for Proposals
The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce the competition for our Engaged Learning in Anthropology Scholarships. These awards are designed to support students who seek training in anthropological techniques or want to participate in an anthropologically engaged learning opportunity.
Two or more scholarships of up to $2500 will be awarded for use in 2020.
Eligible engaged learning opportunities include:
Online research and online engaged learning opportunities
Ethnographic or Archaeological field schools
Cornell affiliated intersession, semester, or summer experiences
Other approved engaged learning programs.
To be eligible, applicants must be:
Cornell students, with preference for Anthropology Majors and Minors;
Full time students at Cornell University at both the time of application and the proposed use of the funds;
Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors at the time of application;
In good academic standing, with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Preference will be given to students spending three or more weeks on the engaged learning project.
· A 2-page (double-spaced) proposal that addresses the following:
The nature and purpose of the engaged learning program
The project’s relevance to your scholarly and career objectives
How you prepared for the engaged learning project (which Anthropology and other relevant courses have you taken, such as anthropological methods, topical, or area study courses?)
Any relevant language skills
Deadline: April 29, 2020. Award recipients will be notified on or before May 22, 2020.
To be eligible for consideration, the application packet must be complete and submitted by email to Margaret Rolfe (email@example.com). Contact Margaret Rolfe for logistical questions regarding the submission. For other information, contact Prof. Saida Hodžić (firstname.lastname@example.org), the Director of Undergraduate Studies.