FRIENDS OF CORONADO HISTORIC SITE
2020 - 2021 ACADEMIC AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT
The Friends of Coronado Historic Site (FCHS), a 501c(3) organization that is also working with the Jemez Historic Site, is currently accepting applications for its 2021-2022 FCHS Academic Awards. Priority for awards will be given to bachelor and master level students interested in pursuing research that furthers our understanding of the cultural history of the American Southwest. PhD candidates and students pursuing an associate degree will be considered on a case by case basis.
Fields of study can include but are not limited to: Cultural/Physical Anthropology, Linguistics, Museum Studies, History, Biology, and Geology. Of particular interest to the FCHS is the study of Kuaua and Giusewa Pueblos, kiva mural art, Spanish exploration, and the Catholic mission system. Projects that attract public visibility are a plus.
Graduate and undergraduate students enrolled at Eastern New Mexico University, New Mexico Highlands University, New Mexico State University and University of New Mexico are eligible. Awards range from $500 to $1,000. Higher levels of support can be considered on a case by case basis.
The deadline for applications is March 1, 2021. Awards will be announced by April 1, 2021.
Those interested in applying should visit the FCHS website to familiarize yourself with the Coronado and Jemez sites, further review submission guidelines and, if needed, to download an application.
Questions and comments should be directed to the FCHS Academic Awards Committee Chair:
FCHS Academic Award Chair
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