The Catholic Biblical Association will award three stipends for archaeological research, renewable for a second season. Applicants must be active or associate members of the CBA, and may be either full-time students working toward the doctorate (or S.S.L.) in biblical studies or related areas or have received the doctorate (or S.S.L.) in these areas. They must have been accepted, at least provisionally, for a specific, high quality dig and be without means to finance their participation. Preference will be shown to actual or prospective CBA members.