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Native American Awards Program&-Visiting Student


Awards available for currently enrolled advanced Native American graduate students who are formally or informally related to a Native American community. Visiting Students pursue independent research in association with Smithsonian staff. Stipend: $175 per day up to 21 days, or $600 per week, a small research allowance and with possible travel allowance.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Area/Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, Museum Studies

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Contact Pamela Hudson Veenbaas
Program Manager
Tel: 202-633-7070 Address Office of Fellowships
MRC 902 PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012