Student Travel Awards

SfAA offers several Student Travel Awards to help offset some of the expenses for traveling to the Annual Meeting in Portland. Please visit the links below to review the eligibility. Deadline for submission is December 20Click here for online submissions.

John Bodley Student Travel Award: honors an international scholar whose career focused on the impact of development on indigenous peoples. Awarded each year to a student presenting a paper/poster at the SfAA Annual Meeting.

The Human Rights Defender Travel Award: provides a $500 travel scholarship each year for a student to attend the annual meetings of the Society.

The Del Jones Memorial Travel Award: intended to increase minority participation in SfAA, particularly African American participation. Supports a travel grant of $500 for a student to attend the annual meeting of the Society.

The Gil Kushner Memorial Travel Award: in memory of Gil Kushner’s pathbreaking work in anthropology and his dedication to students’ ability to experience early field research. Two awards of $500 each are available to students accepted to the annual meeting and presenting work concerned with the persistence of cultural groups.

The Beatrice Medicine Award: two $500 awards offered in honor of Dr. Beatrice Medicine to assist students in attending the annual Society meeting.

The Edward H. & Rosamond B. Spicer Travel Awards: commemorating the Spicers’ concern in the intellectual and practical growth of students in social sciences. Two $500 awards are available to students accepted to present a paper at the annual meeting discussing some concern for “community.”

Student Endowed Award: a student-administered, $500 award covering the costs of a one-year student membership and travel to the annual meeting.

Involuntary Resettlement Travel Award: A travel grant for students in Anthropology and related social sciences interested in researching and writing about development-caused population displacement and involuntary resettlement.

Click here for the Student Travel Awards online application form.

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