BAS offers scholarships of $1,000 every year to a few people who would otherwise not be able to volunteer. To apply, simply send a letter to BAS Dig Scholarships, 4710 41st St., NW, Washington, DC 20016, or send it by email to, 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, phone number, email and the names, addresses, email address and phone numbers of two references. Applications must be received by March 14.