HCAA awards scholarships on an annual basis through the following program:


Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the Paul Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund. The awards provide assistance to HCAA members who are attending archeological field school events, conferences, and other activities acceptable to the board of directors. This includes scholarships to archeology graduate students. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage members to further their knowledge and experience in archeology.

Paul Smith Scholarship Announcement

Paul Smith Scholarship Application

The Application form can be completed and submitted online. You may also print the form, complete, and USPS mail to:

HCAA Board of Directors
PO Box 290393
Kerrville Texas 78029-0393

Upon receipt and review of your scholarship application, the awardee will be notified within two weeks of the HCAA Board of Directors decision. If you have any questions or need assistance completing the application, click here to contact HCAA.