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Student Scholarship/Stipend Deadline - February 1, 2020

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 Ocean City, Maryland. 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 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.
  • A reference from a professional working in Maryland Archeology.

This application should be submitted via email to the members of the Education Committee of the Council for Maryland Archeology: Tara Tetrault, Marian Creveling, and Jeanne Ward

Application for Student Scholarship (pdf)

Please copy all three addresses:

Deadline = February 1, 2020

Previous Stipend Recipients:

2019 - Olivia Hamilton (Salisbury University), "Zooarchaeology of Colonial Sites in Somerset, Maryland"

2018 - Sarah Grady (University of Maryland, College Park), "1930 Mill Swamp Rosenwald Type School"

2017 - Craig Stevens (American University), "Using GIS to Interpret the Josiah Henson Site"

2016 - Rebecca Webster (St Mary's College of Maryland), "Analysis of Glass and Shell Beads from 16th to 19th Century Sites in Southern Maryland"

2015 - Zachary Singer (University of Conneticut), "Re-analyzing the Higgins and Nolan's Ferry Paleoindian Occupations "

2015 - Matt Nicholson (University of Baltimore), "Comparing Prehistoric Contexts at the Lost Towns Project"

2015 - Catherine Dye (St. Mary's College of Maryland), "Comparing Childhood Habitation and Burial Contexts"

2014 - Jarrett Smith (Howard University), "Reviewing African American Sites Using Compliance Archaeology Reports"

2014 - Kaiolani Siregar (St. Mary's College of Maryland), "The Chemical Signature for Morgan Jones Ceramics using XRF Spectrometer"

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"