Société d'archéologie de l'uOttawa – uOttawa Archaeology Society

Dig Scholarship

The University of Ottawa Archaeological Society (uOAS) invites applications to full-time and part-time students interested in archaeology and taking archaeology courses at the University of Ottawa and/or is planning on going to an archaeological field school for academic credits.





  • Not every applicant is guaranteed a scholarship as there are not enough funds available. The scholarship value is $500.00.
  • All applications will be evaluated and assessed by a scholarship committee selected by the University of Ottawa Archaeological Society executive.
  • All applicants will be informed of decisions by e-mail within two weeks of any set deadlines and once all applications have been reviewed. All decisions are final.
  • Please fill out the form correctly to insure proper review.




  • Each applicant must be a registered full-time or part-time student at the University of Ottawa who will be attending an archaeological field school for academic credit.
  • Each Applicant must be in need of financial assistance.
  • Each Applicant should demonstrate some level of community service, which could include volunteering for the uOAS or its partners.
  • Fill out your application form completely.
  • Provide a letter of intent explaining why you feel you deserve this scholarship. This letter should also include the details of the field school you will be attending.
  • Proof that you will be participating in the field school (such as your acceptance from the program director, etc).
  • For community service, give the contact information of at least one reference.




Personal Information:



Given Name(s):


Apt #:

City & Province:

Postal Code:

Home Phone:

Cell Phone:



Academic Information:


Student #:



Year of Study:



Letter of Intent:


  • On a separate piece of paper please provide a summary of the field school you will be attending. Information to include (if known): supervising institution, site supervisor, site location, summary of fieldwork, summary of expectations of the field school.
  • Also include a summary of why you feel you need additional funding for your field school and any additional information you would like to share with the committee.


Financial Information:


  • Please provide a summary of your financial resources and estimated expenses for your field school to determine how eligible you are for this award.


Financial Resources

Estimated Expenses

School Year Earnings


Field School Tuition


Summer Earnings




Family Contribution




Other Scholarships/Bursaries




Other (Specify):


Other (Specify):


Total Resources


Total Expenses



Financial Need:(total resources – total expenses = financial need)


Resources: $

Expenses: $

Need: $







I hereby certify that the information provided on this application is, to the best of my knowledge, true and complete. I also authorize the release of the above information to the University of Ottawa Archaeological Society for the purposes of bursary evaluation.



____________________________________                  ____________________               Signature                                                                                Date



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