Department of Anthropology at UMD

Undergraduate Giving Opportunities

Graduate Student Giving Opportunities

Student Experience Support

Faculty Support

Operational Support

The Department of Anthropology Gift Fund, which provides support and operations to the Department of Anthropology. Give to the Department of Anthropology Gift Fund.

The Master of Applied Anthropology (MAA) Scholarship Fund was established in honor of the retirement of Professor Erve Chambers, a renowned researcher and teacher whose hard work and dedication helped to propel department as a leading academic institution in the field of applied anthropology. The fund will provide scholarship and internship support to graduate students in the MAA program within the Department of Anthropology. Give to the MAA Scholarship Fund.

The Anthropology Student Research & Travel Fund, which provides support for research and travel for Anthropology students. Give to the Anthropology Student Research & Travel Fund.

The Center for Heritage Resources Studies Fund provides general operating support for the center's activities. Give to the Center for Heritage Resources Studies Fund.

Department of Anthropology Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) Fund provides general support the department's Masters of Professional Studies program, which may include support of fellowships, scholarships, program and research related activities.  Give to the Department of Anthropology Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) Fund

The Cultural Systems Analysis Group (CuSAG) Student Support Fund, which provides support for CuSAG students who come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds; who participate in CuSAG projects including health determinants research in the United States and the Caribbean; who participate in CuSAG’s health and social services program in United States or the Caribbean; and/or who participate in U.S.-Caribbean student exchange or internship service programs. Give to the Cultural Systems Analysis Group (CuSAG) Student Support Fund.

The Historic Easton Gift Fund, which supports the archaeological work at the Gardener House in Easton, Maryland. Give to the Historic Easton Gift Fund.

The Historical Archives Gift Fund, which provides training to historical archaeologists at the graduate level. Give to the Historical Archives Gift Fund.

The Lloyd/Tilghman Archaeology Gift Fund, which supports the archaeological work conducted by the department at Wye House, part of the Wye Hall plantation on Wye Hall Island in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland. Give to the Lloyd/Tilghman Archaeology Gift Fund.

The Cultural Resource Management and Anthropology Fund offers opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to explore a career in cultural resource management and to obtain real-world experiences that can be applied to future jobs in the field. Students are placed in supervised internships. Internships can be with federal, state, local or tribal government agencies, with private-sector consulting firms, or historic preservation organizations anywhere in the country based on the student’s career goals. Give to the Cultural Resource Management and Anthropology Fund.

UMD-HBCU Graduate Mentoring Operating Fund in Anthropological & Community Health Sciences Fund, provides operation support for initiatives and activities that support the UMD-HBCU Graduate Mentoring program.  Give to the MD-HBCU Graduate Mentoring Operating Fund in Anthropological & Community Health Sciences.

UMD-HBCU Graduate Mentoring Scholarship Fund in Anthropological & Community Health Sciences, provides research, travel and scholarship support to HBCU graduates currently enrolled within a graduate program in Anthropology and Public Health at the University of Maryland.  Once this fund reaches endowment level, all contributions made into this scholarship account shall be transferred into an endowment account. Give to the MD-HBCU Graduate Mentoring Scholarship Fund in Anthropological & Community Health Sciences.

The Wye Hall Fund, which supports efforts to conduct archaeological investigations at the Wye Hall plantation on Wye Hall Island in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland. Give to the Wye Hall Fund.