Student Award for Academic Excellence

Award Information


Description: This prize recognizes excellence in student research, intellectual creativity, originality, and quality of writing.  Papers will be evaluated by the SACC Awards Committee.

Prize: $250 and registration fee waived to attend SACC’s annual meeting in Boise, Idaho from April 5-8th, 2017.

Level of Study: Undergraduate in a two- or four-year college

Submission Information: Faculty must submit on behalf of undergraduate student’s (no more than two students) research papers that relate to one of the five fields of anthropology (archaeology, socio-cultural, biological, linguistic, or applied). Papers should be no longer than 25 double-spaced pages. Faculty member must be a SACC member or active participant in SACC.

Application Submission Deadline: December 15, 2016

Application Procedure:  Please submit research papers in DOC or PDF format on our awards page during the nomination period, which is every year from September 15th – December 15th.


Selection will be made in January 2017.  The winner will be announced at SACC’s annual meeting in Boise, Idaho from April 5-8th, 2017.