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Apply for the 2018 Field School in Bioarchaeology & Forensic Anthropology!

We encourage both academic and non-academic applicants to apply! We've had non-traditional students, former military members, artists with archaeology backgrounds, and many traditional students from many different institutions across the country enroll in the past seasons. For more information on the field school, please visit the Our Field School link.

Application Process

Our application documents for the 2018 field season can be downloaded here:

2018 Field School Course Description

2018 Field School Application

All application materials are due by March 18, 2018! This includes:

  • Field School Application form
  • Personal Statement
  • Letter of Reference (declared UMass Anthropology Majors are exempt but must provide anthropology faculty reference contact information)
  • Transcripts (for college-level courses only) from the previous two academic years

Email submissions are welcome:

Important Field School Dates

2018 Field Season

Applications Due:
March 18, 2018

Applicant Decisions Announced:

Field Season Dates:
UMass Summer Session 1
May 21 - June 29, 2018

For more updates and journals from the current excavations, visit the UMass Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Facebook page.