Student Paper Prize/Travel Awards – 2017 AAA Meetings

The Society for Anthropological Sciences (SAS) invites contributions for the H. Russell Bernard Graduate Student Paper Prize ($500.00) and two Travel Awards (presentations [slides and scripts], posters, or papers) ($300.00 each) for students presenting material at the upcoming 2018 American Anthropological Association Meetings (November 29-December 3, 2017). To be eligible, you must be an undergraduate or graduate student at the time your abstract was accepted by AAA, and you must be presenting your paper/poster at the upcoming AAA meetings. This is an important professional credential on your CV, as well as providing financial support for your scholarly work. SAS professional members: please encourage your eligible students to submit!

If you are not currently a member of SAS, you should either become a member or to renew your membership through the AAA section renewal at The membership fee to be a SAS member is $10.

To be eligible for the paper prize, submit a full paper manuscript only (no posters/powerpoints). Submissions for the paper prize will automatically be considered for the travel awards as well. Students submitting for the travel awards may submit a paper, completed poster, or annotated Powerpoint presentation. Submissions in Word, PDF, or Powerpoint format only please.

All submissions should be sent by email to Rosalyn Negron <> no later than Monday, November 21. Awards will be adjudicated by the fall meeting prize committee (Rosalyn Negron, Douglas Hume, Stephen Chrisomalis) and awarded at the SAS Business Meeting on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM during the AAA meetings in Washington, D.C.