Columbia Vecchi Fellowship

The Columbia Vecchi Fellowship in Native American Culture and Society offers support to graduate and undergraduate students conducting scholarship and collaborative work relating to Native American culture. The fellowship honors the memory of Columbia Vecchi (1907-1989). The SJSU Anthropology Department is proud to offer this fellowship in support of collaborative Native American research and scholarship.

Application Process

Columbia Vecchi Fellowship Application [pdf]

Please fill out and submit the above application form to the Anthropology Department at

Columbia Vecchi Fellowship recipients

  • Chris Keith (2013)
  • Robert Gelb (2015)
  • Michael Boero (2015)
  • Marissa Massaro (2017)
  • Amanda Jorgenson (2018)
  • Leslie Hoefert (2018)
  • Alicia Hedges (2018)
  • Jared Rodgers (2018)
  • Brieann DeOrnellas (2019)
  • Alexandra Garcia (2022)
  • Cesar Villanueva (2022)