Undergraduate Student Funding Opportunities

Department Undergraduate Awards

Click here to see the list of Undergraduate Prize Grantees.

  • Carol Eastman Scholarship Fund [application]
    UH Mānoa Department of Anthropology [The purpose of this fund is to assist undergraduate majors in Anthropology at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa who wish to undertake anthropological research as part of their program of study. Funds may be requested to support travel, living expenses and supplies.] Application is due by February 15.
  • Jocelyn Armstrong Award
    UH Mānoa Department of Anthropology [given to an undergraduate student by professor nomination for showing the most promise in his or her academic work and commitment to the field of Anthropology in ANTH 152 (Culture & Humanity)]

Department Internship and Study Opportunities

  • Independent Study. Anthropology majors are encouraged to consult with faculty about opportunities for involvement with research that they direct. Look over the list of department projects and faculty and discuss your ideas with any of the faculty who share your interests. It is possible to obtain academic credit (ANTH 399) for a supervised project.
  • Internships. The Department of Anthropology regularly offers internship opportunities for credit (ANTH 379) to provide students the opportunity to gain practical experience in anthropological research. Previous internship opportunities have included the Bishop Museum, local Cultural Resource Management firms and the UHM Anthropology Labs. Announcements for internship opportunities will be made available through the undergraduate listerv (anthmajors).
  • Volunteer. Those wishing to gain experience through work with organizations in the community may pursue a variety of opportunities, including involvement with local museums, such as the Bishop Museum or the National Park Service and the various historic sites and parks that they manage in Hawai'i.

University Internship and Study Opportunities