Scholarships

BAS offers scholarships of $1,000 every year to a few people who would otherwise not be able to volunteer.

Application Instructions for 2014 Dig Scholarships
To apply, simply send a letter to BAS dig scholarships, 4710 41st St., NW, Washington, DC 20016, or send it by e-mail to bas@bib-arch.org, stating who you are, where and why you want to dig—and why you should be selected for a scholarship. We require your mailing address, email, phone number and the names, addresses and phone numbers of two references. Applications must be received by March 14, 2014.

2013 Winners

The BAS dig scholarship program is made possible by the generous contributions of donors. Our sincere thanks to the following people, who supported the 2013 volunteers: Dwight Alpern, Kenneth Bialkin, George Blumenthal, Edward and Raynette Boshell, Richard (deceased) and Lois England , Eugene and Emily Grant, Norma Kershaw, Leon Levy Foundation, Shelby White, trustee, John and Carol Merrill, Jonathan Rosen, Michael and Judy Steinhardt, Samuel D. Turner, Harry and Gertrude Schwartz Foundation, Jeffery Yablon, trustee. Congratulations to the 2012 dig scholarship winners:
  • Austin Andrews
  • Sophia Avants
  • Annikka Bouwsma
  • Bryan Bozung
  • Owen Chesnut
  • Victoria Criswell
  • Leah DeGrazia
  • Sarah Glynn
  • Jesse Isom
  • Sarah Klavins
  • Christina Loscalzo
  • Marilyn Love
  • Alexandra Lupu
  • Elizabeth Mauer
  • Allison Mickel
  • Ariel Polokoff
  • Amanda Pumphrey
  • Valerie Schlegel
  • Kamil Sobczak
  • Yulius Telaumbanua
  • Christopher Thompson
  • Jeremy Williams

2012 Winners

The BAS dig scholarship program is made possible by the generous contributions of donors. Our sincere thanks to the following people, who supported the 2012 volunteers: Kenneth J. Bialkin, Esq., George Blumenthal, Edward O. Boshell, Jr., Lois and Richard England, Eugene and Emily Grant, Carol and John Merrill, Jonathan P. Rosen, Judy and Michael Steinhardt, Samuel D. Turner, Esq. and Jeffery Yablon, Esq.. Congratulations to the 2011 dig scholarship winners:
  • Philip Bollinger
  • Nicole Caldwell
  • Eric Carlucci
  • Kate Cescon
  • Annelize deVilliers
  • Nathaniel Durant
  • Scott Engebretson
  • Cassandra Hanlin
  • John Harmon
  • Kindra Heilpern
  • Henry Huberty
  • Adam Janczewski
  • Tomasz Janczewski
  • Emma Kellman
  • Patrick Lannen
  • Rachel McMullan
  • Jacob Moody
  • Andrea Orendi
  • Jane Rovner
  • Zane Stepka
  • Shane Thompson
  • Charles Wilson
  • Karel Wolberg
  • Andrew Wright

2011 Winners

The BAS dig scholarship program is made possible by the generous contributions of donors. Our sincere thanks to the following people, who supported the 2011 volunteers: Kenneth J. Bialkin, Esq., George Blumenthal, Edward O. Boshell, Jr., Lois and Richard England, Eugene and Emily Grant, Carol and John Merrill, Jonathan P. Rosen, Judy and Michael Steinhardt, Samuel D. Turner, Esq. and Jeffery Yablon, Esq.. Congratulations to the 2011 dig scholarship winners:
  • Tyler Alt
  • Leslie Bean
  • Amanda Ellen Brescia
  • Sara Cahlan
  • Amanda Cookson
  • Elizabeth Currier
  • Mike Ellingsen
  • Brad Erickson
  • Zev Farber
  • Gordon Franz
  • Mark Genter
  • Emma Heidtman
  • James Heilpern
  • Oliver Hersey
  • Katie Hunt
  • Stephen Andrew Missick
  • Laurel Ames Poolman
  • Kayla Ray
  • Akiva Sanders
  • Benjamin Sarnoski
  • Jessica Shade
  • Casey Alan Sharp
  • Kent Williams

2010 Winners

The BAS dig scholarship program is made possible by the generous contributions of donors. Our sincere thanks to the following people, who supported the 2010 volunteers: Kenneth Bialkin, George Blumenthal, Richard England, Eugene Grant, Roger Hertog, John and Carol Merrill, Daniel Mintz, Jonathan Rosen, Judy and Michael Steinhardt and Samuel D. Turner. Congratulations to the 2010 dig scholarship winners:
  • Rachel Blomquist
  • Victoria Cafik
  • Jessica Fletcher
  • Jennifer Greene
  • Andrew Knapp
  • Laurel Koepf
  • Nancy Meyer
  • John Michelli
  • Brooke Norton
  • Brandon Olson
  • Monica Parshley
  • Louis Polisson
  • Stephanie Postar
  • DeShea Rigg
  • Megan Sauter
  • Sarah Simpson
  • Sarah Smith
  • Cara Van Dusen
  • Sara Vulgan
  • Philip Zhakevich

2009 Winners

BAS and the recipients are deeply grateful to the donors who funded the 2009 scholarships: Samuel Turner (Turner Fund for Health and Arts), Michael Steinhardt (The Judy & Michael Steinhardt Foundation), Jonathan Rosen (Joseph Rosen Foundation), Eugene Grant (Eugene & Emily Grant Family Foundation), Harry and Gertrude Schwartz Foundation (Jeffery Yablon, trustee), Norma Kershaw, Kenneth Bialkin (Bialkin Family Foundation), Daniel R. Mintz and George S. Blumenthal (The George Blumenthal Fund). Congratulations to the 2009 dig scholarship winners:
  • Vanessa Arnold
  • Tim Barker
  • Etan Blass
  • Christine Chitwood
  • Jacob Damm
  • Mélissa Dubé
  • Ethan Fichter
  • Melissa Fleischer
  • Erin Gibbs
  • Jonathan Greer
  • Ian Jones
  • George Keddie
  • Ashley Kuykendall
  • Katherine Lambson
  • Arin Latimore
  • Jillian Mallis
  • Katie Malmberg
  • Lauren McCormick
  • Linda Perkins
  • Laerke Recht
  • Cynthia Simpson
  • Eszter Tatai Karoli
  • Travis Tucker
  • Caroline Tully
  • Eric Welch
  • Tyler Yoder

2008 Winners

BAS and the recipients are deeply grateful to the donors who funded the 2008 scholarships: Kenneth and Ann Bialkin, George Blumenthal, John Mancini, John and Carol Merrill, Jonathan Rosen, Richard Scheuer, Michael and Judy Steinhardt, Samuel Turner, and Jefferey Yablon. Congratulations to the 2008 dig scholarship winners:
  • Dina Boero
  • Molly Bombardi-Mount
  • Craig Boyer
  • Jessica Burke
  • Elizabeth Cannon
  • Gloria Epps
  • Christina Etztrodt
  • Matt Holmes
  • Katarzyna Janszkiewicz
  • Bryan Kovach
  • Peggy Lanton
  • Andrew Magee
  • Sean McGillivray
  • Jacob Moody
  • Kelly Murphy
  • Viktoria Nagy
  • Richard Newton
  • Ole Olesen
  • Catharine Poehlman
  • Kate Price
  • A.D. Riddle
  • Lucas & Leah Schulte
  • Matthew Sjoberg
  • Jennifer Thum

2007 Winners

BAS and the recipients are deeply grateful to the donors who funded the 2007 scholarships: Kenneth and Ann Bialkin, George Blumenthal, John Mancini, John and Carol Merrill, Jonathan Rosen, Richard Scheuer, Michael and Judy Steinhardt, Samuel Turner, and Jefferey Yablon. Congratulations to the 2007 dig scholarship winners:
  • Leslie Aylesworth
  • Jenna Belobersycky
  • Jennifer Berge
  • Megan Bettilyon
  • Leah Brown
  • Debra Cenko
  • Christopher Clarke
  • Helen Connolly
  • Andrea Creel
  • Brian DiPalma
  • Daniella Garran
  • Andrew Glicksman
  • Kristina Glicksman
  • Christopher Hays
  • Amy Justice
  • Sara Genessa Levavi
  • Kenneth Miller
  • Erin Pruckno
  • Michael Resig
  • Sherry Robinson
  • Rebecca Siddle
  • H. Aytan Stromberg
  • Terra Winston

2006 Winners

  • Edgar B. Hardesty
  • Stanley Waters
  • Dominik Elkowicz
  • Kristine Neumann
  • Lyle K. Schoen
  • Jennie E. Ott
  • Christena Hurley
  • Matthew Wilson
  • Robyn Leblanc
  • Jeffrey F. Leon
  • Tzviah Dulin
  • Stephen Charest
  • Juan Manuel Tebes
  • Sarah Kampbell
  • Nina Henrichs-Tarasenkova
  • Jamie Lynn Garrett
  • Kenneth A. Ristau
  • Christopher Shaw
  • Eric Welch
  • Tenina Stallings
  • Tom Brown