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Council for Maryland Archeology (CfMA)

Student Scholarship/Stipend Deadline - January 15, 2013

The Council for Maryland Archeology is currently accepting applications for a $250.00 stipend to a student presenting a paper at the Mid-Atlantic Archeological Conference (MAAC) in Virginia Beach, Virginia. This stipend is awarded annually to assist participating students with conference expenses.

Criteria for this award include the following:

  • The applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student at a college or university.
  • Successful applicants will be registered to give a paper at the MAAC (the MAAC registration deadline is December 15).
  • Applicants must show interest in participating in Maryland Archeology outside of the classroom.

To apply send a letter or email containing the following:

  • Contact information (name, address, e-mail, and telephone number).
  • An explanation or description of your participation/interest in Maryland Archeology.
  • Your MAAC Abstract and a reference from a professional working in the Maryland Archeology.

This application should be submitted via email to the members of the Education Committee of the Council for Maryland Archeology

Please copy all three addresses:

Deadline = January 15, 2013

Previous Stipend Recipients:

2013 - Skylar Bauer (St. Mary's College of Maryland) "'pallizaded in the defense:' The Architecture of Conflict in the 17th-Century Chesapeake"

2012 - Jennifer Allen (University of Maryland, College Park), "Benefiting the Public Through a More Curation Focused Archaeology"

2011 - Jenna Zimmerman (University of Maryland, College Park), "Eighteenth-Century Plantation Landscapes in Anne Arundel County, Maryland: Establishing a Model for the Location of Slave Quarters"

2010 - Kate Birmingham (The George Washington University), "The Boyd Family of Queen Anne Town: Social Mobility and Material Culture in 18th Century Maryland"

2010 - Emily Swain (University of Maryland, College Park), "Sites, Surveys, and Stewardship: Discovering the Potential of Prince George's County"