Awards and Journal

Announcing the Lambda Alpha 50th Anniversary
2018 Student Awards

In recognition of Lambda Alpha’s 50th anniversary, in 2018 the honor society is offering an expanded number of scholarships and graduate student research grants totaling $30,000.  Lambda Alpha is also hosting a student paper competition, with awards in both an undergraduate and graduate student category.

Chapter faculty sponsors are encouraged to nominate student applicants for these awards.  The rules for the scholarships, grant awards, and paper competition are available via these links:

Lambda Alpha Awards 2018 Rules

Lambda Alpha 2018 Paper Competition Entry Form and Rules

Lambda Alpha National Scholarships
3 undergraduate senior student scholarships, $5,000 each, $15,000 total
The three undergraduate scholarships will be awarded to the top three
applicants selected by the National Executive Council members.
The application submission deadline is March 15, 2018.

Lambda Alpha Graduate Student Research Grants
6 grants, 3 grant categories, $2,000 per grant, $12,000 total
The application submission deadline is March 15, 2018.

Grant Categories
Archaeology Grants, 2, $2,000 each, $4,000 category total
Bio-Anthropology Grants, 2, $2,000 each, $4,000 category total
Cultural/Linguistic Anthropology, 2, $2,000 each, $4,000 category total
The Graduate Student Research Grants will be awarded to the top two
applicants in each grant category (archaeology, bio-anthropology,
cultural/linguistic anthropology) selected by the National Executive Council.

50th Anniversary Lambda Alpha Founder’s Student Paper Competition
14 awards, 2 categories, 7 awards per category, $3,000 total
The application submission deadline is April 15, 2018.

Undergraduate Student Category ($1,500 total)
1st Place Award, $700
2nd Place Award, $400
3rd Place Award, $300
Honorable Mention Awards, $25 each, 4 awards
Awarded to the 4th to 7th applicants selected by the judges.

Graduate Student Category ($1,500 total)
1st Place Award, $700
2nd Place Award, $400
3rd Place Award, $300
Honorable Mention Awards, $25 each, 4 awards
Awarded to the 4th to 7th applicants selected by the judges.

The winning papers will be considered for publication in a 50th anniversary commemorative issue of the Lambda Alpha Journal.

Lambda Alpha Journal

The Lambda Alpha Journal is the annual student journal of the Lambda Alpha National Anthropology Honor Society. The journal publishes a wide range of articles on archaeological, biological, cultural and linguistic topics. Submission of articles is open to both members and non-members.  Go to Lambda Alpha Journal to view journal volumes. Please contact the Editor-In-Chief, for a detailed description of the proper formatting for submissions.

Dr. Peer H. Moore-Jansen, Ph.D.
Editor-In-Chief, Lambda Alpha Journal
Wichita State University
Department of Anthropology
1845 Fairmount, Box 52
Wichita, KS 67260-0052
email. pmojan@wichita.edu.
phone: 316-978-3195

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