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Bigel Grant

Antoinette C. Bigel Endowment Fund

The Antoinette C. Bigel Scholarship Fund was established in September, 1996, to support undergraduate and graduate students in anthropology to participate in supervised field work in anthropology. The funds available annually are determined by the interest earned on the principal in the Antoinette C. Bigel Endowment Fund.

***NEW AY 2020-2021 DEADLINES***

Fall 2020 deadlines, for students graduating in May ONLY:
Student application deadline: Wednesday, October 28th by 5p
Deadline for students to meet with advisor: Friday, October 16th
Bigel committee meeting:  Wednesday, November 4th

Spring 2021 deadlines – for field experiences during Summer 2021:
Student application deadline: Friday, April 2nd, by 5p
Deadline for students to meet with advisor: Friday, March 26th
Bigel committee meeting: Wednesday, April 7th

Awards to Support Anthropology Student Field Research

The Anthropology Department is pleased to announce the availability of research funds from the Antoinette C. Bigel Fund. These grants are available for Anthropology majors, Anthropology minors, and Archaeology minors at Montclair State University. Additional qualifications are outlined in the FAQ. We encourage all qualified applicants to submit a proposal for original research that will enhance their experience at Montclair State University.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Elaine Gerber, Chair, Bigel Fellowship Committee