2021 Student Awards
The application deadline for the 2021 Lambda Alpha Student Awards is March 15, 2021. Several undergraduate scholarships will be offered and six graduate student research grants will also be awarded. The number of awards offered is dependent upon available funding and the applicant
pool for 2021.
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 the link below:
Student members: Please note that applicants for the awards are nominated/selected from their chapters by their chapter representatives.
Lambda Alpha National Scholarships
An undergraduate senior student scholarship for $5,000 will be awarded in 2021. The undergraduate scholarship will be awarded to the top applicant selected by the National Executive Council members. The application submission deadline is March 15, 2021. Dependent upon funding
and the applicant pool, several additional undergraduate scholarships will also be awarded, typically
in lesser amounts than the $5,000 scholarship.
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, 2021.
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.
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