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Prospective Students


The URL for the online application is here:

The online application will be activated November 1, 2013.

The department's deadline for both graduate school application and Graduate Award Competition is January 15th, 2014, applications received after this time will not be accepted.

Process:  Once you have submitted your online application form, and paid your application fee, you will be sent an email with your student ID and instructions on how to view the status of your application.  When you follow the instructions, you should be able to upload the following documents that we require:

  • Statement of intent
  • Sample of written work
  • Curriculum Vitae

REFEREES listed in graduate applications will receive emails with instructions on how to upload their letters of reference and reference forms.  Should referees have problems accessing the reference forms, they can find them here.  Referees can fill in the form and email it directly to the Graduate Administrator for Archaeology, Nicole Ethier at

A fillable reference form is located here.



Information on how to apply for the new harmonized Canada Graduate Scholarship is located here.  The deadline for applications is December 1, 2013. 



Applications will be available for this competition November 1.  Forms are completed and emailed to Nicole Ethier -

The application and instructions are available here.  The department deadline for completed applications is January 15, 2014.

A full list of scholarships and eligibility requirements are listed in the STUDENT AWARDS MANAGEMENT DATABASE on the Faculty of Graduate Studies website: here.

Students should note the following Archaeology Scholarships: The Friends of Head's Smashed In Scholarship, the Coutts Family Western Canadian Graduate Archaeology Scholarship, the Martha Biggar Anders Memorial Award and the Wigham Family Scholarship.

For information about the Biological Anthropology Program, please click here.

Questions regarding the graduate program and applications can be emailed to Nicole Ethier.

International Students:  For information on international student funding opportunities please contact the Archaeology Graduate Program Director, Dr. Kathryn Reese-Taylor.