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2018 Alice Hamilton Scholarship Fund (Colorado Archaeological Society)

These competitive awards range from $200 up to $750 each. Awards are based on the merits of the application, rather than financial need. Click above for full application details. Application materials are due by March 23, 2018.

Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) Fellowships, Grants, and Scholarships

The AIA is pleased to offer a number of scholarships and grants for students. AIA scholarships, fellowships, and grants are open to members of the Archaeological Institute of America. Click above for full application details.

MSU Denver Office of Financial Aid: Scholarships

MSU Denver offers a variety of Foundation and Institutional Scholarships. Click the link above to learn more.

Undergraduate Publication Opportunities

Sapient: The Undergraduate Journal of Biological Anthropology

Sapient is an annual publication focusing on undergraduate research in Biological Anthropology. The journal is now accepting submissions of relevant papers from undergraduates for their 2018 issue. Please see the above link for more information.
Submission Deadline – Early Submissions: November 3, 2017; Final Deadline: February 15, 2018


Women in Archaeology Internship Program (Center for American Archeology (CAA), Kampsville, IL)

The Center for American Archeology (CAA), Kampsville, IL, invites applications for four Women in Archeology Internship positions for the 2018 field season, June 3–August 11. This paid internship is for women undergraduates, graduate students, and archaeologists in the early stages of their careers with at least six weeks of field and laboratory experience. Click above for full application details. Application materials are due by April 15, 2018 at Midnight CST. 

School for Advanced Research, Indian Arts Research Center Anne Ray Internship

The School for Advanced Research (SAR), Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) in Santa Fe, NM offers two nine-month internships (September 1–May 31) to individuals who are recent college graduates, current graduate students, or junior museum professionals interested in furthering their professional museum experience. The internships include a monthly salary, housing, book allowance, travel to one professional conference, and reimbursable travel to and from SAR. One internship is open to an indigenous individual from the U.S. or Canada, and one internship is open to any U.S. or Canadian citizen meeting the application requirements. Application materials are due by March 1, 2018.

Conference Announcements


2018 Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists (CCPA) Annual Meeting

Conference Dates: March 8–11, 2018
Location: Longmont, CO
Abstract Submission Deadline: February 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm MST 

Spring 2018 High Plains Society for Applied Anthropology (HPSfAA) Conference Call for Papers

Conference Dates: April 26–29, 2018
Location: Denver, CO
Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15, 2018 

2018 MSU Denver Undergraduate Research Conference: Symposium of Scholarly Works and Creative Projects

Conference Date: April 27, 2018
Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: North Classroom, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO
Abstract Submission Deadline: March 16, 2018

2018 Western Bioarchaeology Group (WeBiG) Conference

Conference Dates: September 28–29, 2018
Location: Chico, CA
Registration information is forthcoming.

2018 MSU Denver Women in STEM Conference

Conference Date: October 26, 2018
Time: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Auraria Campus, Denver, CO
Registration information is forthcoming.  

2018 Colorado Archaeological Society (CAS) Annual Meeting

Conference Dates: September-October, 2018 (Exact dates are forthcoming). 
Location: Cortez, CO
Additional conference information is forthcoming.



2018 American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Meeting

Conference Dates: February 19–24, 2018
Location: Seattle, WA
The abstract submission deadline has passed, but registration is still open. 

2018 American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) Annual Meeting

Conference Dates: April 11–14, 2018
Location: Austin, TX
The general abstract submission deadline has passed, but registration is still open.
The deadline to submit abstracts for the Undergraduate Research Symposium is Feburary 1, 2018. 

2018 Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Annual Meeting

Conference Dates: April 11–15, 2018
Location: Washington, D.C.
The abstract submission deadline has passed, but registration is still open.

2018 American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting

Conference Dates: November 14–18, 2018
Location: San Jose, CA
Abstract Submission Deadline: April 16, 2018

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