We are very grateful for the financial support we receive from our alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and friends. By offering your support, you can help to provide scholarships for our students or increase the department’s general fund, which assists with funding activities such as fieldwork and purchasing laboratory equipment.
Please consider making a contribution to our department. Each gift, no matter what its size, does make a difference! If you would like to discuss giving options in more detail, feel free to contact our Department Chair, Dr. John Ziker, firstname.lastname@example.org, (208) 426-2121.
Fund a Scholarship
Anthropology Department Scholarship Fund
This is our general scholarship fund. It provides for a wide variety of department initiatives and needs.
- Fund ID: AR224
Charlotte and Perry Silver Scholarship in Archaeological Studies
The Charlotte and Perry Silver Scholarship in Archaeological Studies award provides support for student research projects in archaeology.
- Fund ID: AS190
Cynthia A. Lenahan Bradbury Anthropology Scholarship
The Cynthia A. Lenahan Bradbury Scholarship was established in memorial of Cynthia Bradbury who served as an adjunct instructor in the department until her passing in 2016. Cynthia enjoyed learning and teaching science and was well known for her passion for wild primate conservation. Cynthia was instrumental in establishing a service-learning lab at Zoo Boise which allowed students to develop puzzles and other items for enriching the lives of the primate species there. Learn more about Cynthia.
- Fund ID: AS217
John H. & Florence P. Schaertl Archaeology Scholarship
In 1992 the John and Florence Schaertl Archaeology Scholarship in archaeology was established in support of students pursuing a career in archaeology. As co-founders of the Idaho Archaeological Society, the Schaertl’s had long supported anthropology at Boise State University.
- Fund ID: AS175
Wesley R. and Mary Hurt Endowed Scholarship
The Wesley R. and Mary Hurt Endowed Scholarship Provides support for student research projects in archaeology.
- Fund ID: AS180