Through scholarships and mentorship, IFR continues to work toward our goal of improving access to field research training opportunities and promoting equity and diversity in the field sciences. Please scroll below to learn more about our Vera R. Campbell Promise Scholarship. In addition, we provide links to funding search engines and to grants and scholarships available to students from external organizations.

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Vera R. Campbell Promise Scholarship

Scholarship Application Deadline: March 15, 2024 
Priority Deadline: March 1, 2024

>> Click here to see a preview of the application components.


Vera R. Campbell Promise Scholarship Application Checklist

Follow these steps to apply to the Vera Campbell Scholarship:

  • Request a recommendation from a faculty member or mentor.

  • Apply online for the Vera Campbell Promise Scholarship. For your application you will need:

  • Contact information for your recommender.

  • Unofficial copy of your transcripts.

  • 2023-24 or 2024-25 FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)

Meet our CSULA Vera Campbell Scholarship Awardees

Funding Search Engines & Directories

NAFSA Financial Aid for Study Abroad Students

NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, has put together an extensive page with federal, state and private grants that support a variety of study abroad program types.

Institute for International Education Study Abroad Funding Directory

The Institute for International Education created a searchable directory that features detailed descriptions of hundreds of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paid internships for U.S. undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students, and professionals.

Maryville University: Scholarships and College Guide for Native American Students

Maryville University has written a blog compiling information on various scholarships for Native Americans, specifically for educational opportunities.

Society for Classical Studies (SCS)/American Philological Association (APA)

Comprehensive listing with multiple scholarships/fellowships available for students pursuing education in Classical studies. Many opportunities for funding travel and excavation for both graduate and undergraduate students.

External Scholarships

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

The Gilman McCain

Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School Scholarship

Sacramento Archaeological Society, Inc. Student Scholarship Site

American Schools for Oriental Research (ASOR) Scholarships

Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship

Fund for Education Abroad

The Esherick-Ye Family Foundation

The Classical Association of the Middle West and South Award

The Leaky Foundation Grant

Baldwin Fellowships for Students from Developing Countries

SAA Native American Scholarships

Cheryl L. Wase Memorial Scholarship

Elizabeth Bartman Museum Internship Scholarship

The Sportula: Microgrants for Classics Students