The Curtiss T. and Mary G. Brennan Foundation announces two pilot programs of grants to support archaeological field research in 1) early civilizations in the Mediterranean world and 2) Andean South America.  Those areas and periods of the Mediterranean world qualifying include the Bronze Age and earlier of Egypt, Anatolia, the Levant, Near East, Greece, Crete, Cyprus, Italy and the Aegean.  Funds are available to a maximum of US$5000 to support independent research projects, initial research designed to establish the significance of proposed projects and the feasibility of carrying them to completion, or to fund ancillary portions of ongoing projects important to an understanding of the project as a whole.  Application must be made by the sponsoring institution through the principal investigator.  Individuals are not eligible, and dissertation research does not qualify.


  • Spring: April 15
  • Fall: October 15.

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