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We encourage participation in our giving program, to support undergraduate and graduate students via scholarships and fellowships in Archaeology. The department has a variety of endowments, most in the name of current or past students, staff, and faculty members in the department. You may donate any amount to these endowments, increasing the scholarship funds available to our top students each year. Click on the Donate Now button, and search for the endowment you would like to donate to.
The Alexia Sepideh Kiaii Memorial Endowment Fund is awarded annually to a graduate student in the Department of Archaeology who must travel to conduct research necessary for the completion of their dissertation or thesis. Preference is given to students studying classical archaeology.
The Cathy and Jon Driver Archaeology Department Special Initiatives Endowment Fund is an annual award that enhances the intellectual life of the Department of Archaeology by creating opportunities for its students, staff and faculty members to benefit from external speakers and special events.
The Ingrid Nystrom Archaeology Award is awarded annually to a student who has declared a major in Archaeology and who will be using the award to further his/her studies in Archaeology or Physical Anthropology.
The Archaeometry Prize is awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student who has demonstrated exceptional scholarship and an interest in the application of the Physical Sciences to Archaeology.
The Robin Mercer Memorial Bursary is awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring in archaeology who is in financial need. This bursary was established in memory of Robin Mercer, a former alumnus of Simon Fraser University in the Faculty of Arts.
The Brian Williamson Memorial Award in Archaeology is awarded annually to a student who has declared a major in Archaeology and who intends to use the award to help defray travel costs to participate in field research in Archaeology or Physical Anthropology.
The Dr. Jack Nance Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Archaeology provides financial support for a graduate student at Simon Fraser University who is pursuing a graduate degree in Archaeology.
The Dr JV Christensen Graduate Scholarship provides financial support for a graduate student at Simon Fraser University who is pursuing, or intends to pursue, a graduate degree in History or Archaeology.
The Roy L. Carlson Graduate Scholarship in Prehistoric British Columbia Archaeology provides financial support for a student in a graduate program in Archaeology, whose research is on the prehistoric archaeology of B.C.
If you are interested in creating a new named endowment, a bequest from an estate, or other forms of personal or corporate giving to support Archaeology at SFU, we encourage you to contact the University Advancement Office for more details. The Department of Archaeology at Simon Fraser University is grateful for the ongoing generosity of its many supporters.