Student Award for Academic Excellence Information

SACC Student Award for Academic Excellence


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 spring meeting


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


Submission Information: Faculty must submit on behalf of undergraduate students (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, sent as email

attachments, should be no longer than 25 double-spaced pages. Faculty member must be a SACC member or active participant in SACC.


Papers should be submitted by e-mail to Beverly Bennett, Awards Committee Chair, at [email protected] In the subject line, please include “SACC Awards.”


Application Submission Deadline: December 15, 2014


Selection will be made in January 2015.  The winner will be announced at SACC’s 2015 annual meeting, March 2-5, in Kauila-Kona, Hawaii.