Student Awards & Prizes

We have six student awards and prizes, three of which are awarded at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings and the remaining three at our spring meetings with the Society for Applied Anthropology:

American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings

Instructions for submitting manuscripts for this prize will be posted on our website, listerv, Facebook, and Twitter in early fall ahead of the American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings.

  • H. Russell Bernard Graduate Student Paper Prize $500.00
  • Two Travel Awards (presentations [slides and scripts], posters, or papers) $300.00
Society for Anthropological Sciences Spring Meetings

Instructions for submitting manuscripts for this prize will be posted on our website, listerv, Facebook, and Twitter in early spring ahead of the Society for Applied Anthropology/Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Spring Meetings.

  • H. Russell Bernard Graduate Student Paper Prize $500.00
  • Two Travel Awards (presentations [slides and scripts], posters, or papers) $300.00

For a list of prior student awards, please visit our Past Student Awards page.

To make a donation to the H. Russell Bernard Graduate Student Paper Prize quasi-endowment, please use the following link: http://bit.ly/RussellBernardFund.

Dr. Margo-Lea Hurwicz and Summar Saad during the presentation of Saad's 2016 SASci Paper Award
Dr. Margo-Lea Hurwicz (left) and Summar Saad (right) during the presentation of Saad’s 2016 SASci Paper Award for her paper titled, Cultural Models of Brain Death and Personhood