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Student Scholarship Site


Sacramento Archeological Society is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of aspiring archeologists and anthropologists currently enrolled in an accredited educational institution through its  annual scholarship program. The Sacramento Archeological Society, Inc. (SAS) is seeking applicants for one or more scholarships. The total funds available are approximately $1,500. The scholarships may be in lesser amounts, so that multiple scholarships may be awarded. Should several worthy applications be received, funding in excess of $1,500 may be available.

Scholarship Application Information

Scholarships will be considered in archaeology and related fields for undergraduate and graduate students.  Examples for which scholarships may be awarded include, but are not limited to, the following:


Evaluation Criteria

  1. Is the application complete?
  2. Does the proposal promote the training of archaeologists?
  3. Does the proposal support the collection and dissemination of archeological data?
  4. Does the proposal promote accessibility of archaeological data to the public?
  5. Is it likely that the project will be completed in 12 months?




Scholarship Recipients

The Society is proud to recognize its scholarship recipients here and highlight the outstanding work each has done and plan to do.

Recent Society Scholars
Year Name School Attended Field of Study
2005 Ryan T. Brady CSU Sacramento Masters thesis research: Prehistoric Wetland Settlement and Mobility Patterns in the Mono Basin
2005 Anna Valdez Sacramento City College Achill Archaeological Field School in Ireland
2006 Amanda Bauer Sacramento City College Czech American Archaeological Field School
2007 Charlotte Cooper Sunseri University of California Santa Cruz Masters thesis research on modeling Exchange in Central Californias Prehistoric Economy
2008 Samantha Emmanuel University of California, Berkeley Archeological Field School in Mycenae, Greece
2008 Kalie Sacco University of California, Berkeley Archeological Field School in Mycenae, Greece
2009 Samuel Crenshaw University of California, Berkeley Nemea and Mycenae Field School in Greece
2009 Benjamin Harris Sonoma State University Masters thesis research on public archaeology projects in San Francisco Bay Area and their relationship to CRM policy and practices.
2009 Sheel Jagani University of California, Berkeley Pestas House Field School in Mycenae Greece
2009 Monica Nolte San Francisco State University Masters thesis research at the Smithsonian on establishing a better method for inferring activity from human remains found in archaeological sites.
2010 Gary Alexander American River College Flint Knapping Workshop
2010 Allison Barden University of California, Berkeley Field School in Guam
2010 Brandon Li University of California, Berkeley Field School in Japan
2010 Preeta Melelu Sacramento City College Field School in Yucatan
2010 Naomi Scher Sonoma State University AMS radiocarbon dating for masters thesis: A Geoarcheaological Assessment of the Potential for Buried Archaeological Sites in the Vacaville Area of Solano County, California
2011 Veronica Lim University of California, Berkeley Field School in Nemea, Greece
2011 Patricia Roberts University of California, Berkeley Field School in Nemea, Greece
2011 Ellie Maniery University of Nevada Field School in Great Basin
2012 Stephanie Chan Stanford University Denver University Amache Research Project
2012 Alexandra Levin University of California, Berkeley Mono Mills Field School, California
2012 Rory Ondracek American River College Catalina Field School
2012 Jessica Tudor Sonoma State University Clear Lake Artifacts Dating
2012 Erin Valadez University of California, Santa Cruz Zamartze Field School, Spain
2013 Heather Benham California State University, Sacramento 76 Draw Site field school, Deming, New Mexico.
2013 Cassandra Brainard California State University, Sacramento paleo-indian field school, Oklahoma.
2013 Antonietta Catanzariti University of California, Berkeley Excavation of Kamid el-Loz, Lebanon
2013 Kyle Lee-Crossett Stanford University Catalhoyuk Research Project, Turkey
2013 Kyle Steven Rabellino Sonoma State University obsidian sourcing, Fairfield Osborn Preserve, Sonoma County, CA (Withdrawn)
2013 Allison Wolfe University of California, Berkeley Zooarchaeology and Field Ecology Field School at Eagle Lake, CA
2014 Antonietta Catanzariti University of California, Berkeley Survey of archaeological sites in Qara Dagh Valley, Iraqi-Kurdistan
2014 Kasey Cole Cal State Chico Zooarchaeology & Field Ecology Field School at Eagle Lake, CA
2014 Jesica Jayd Lewis North Carolina State University Palatine East Potter Project at Rome, Italy & Najerilla Valley Research Project at Camprovin, Spain
2014 Heather Macinnes Cal State Chico Aditu Servicios Arquelologicos Mortuary Archaeology Field School
2014 Bonny O'Neill Cal State Chico Betty’s Hope Plantation Field School in Antigua
2014 Julia Prince Cal State Chico Stable isotope analysis of bone samples

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