The American Association of Physical Anthropologists awards prizes to outstanding presentations at the annual meeting whose first author is a student member.
Please note that only abstracts submitted for the October 15 deadline are eligible. Abstracts submitted for other types of symposia (e.g. workshop or the undergraduate student research symposium) do not fall under the purview of this competition.
For an excellent poster or podium presentation – unrestricted topic
For an excellent poster or podium presentation on bones or teeth
For an excellent poster or podium presentation on primatology
For an excellent poster or podium presentation on human or primate evolution
For excellent poster and podium presentations that are judged to best implement either traditional or state-of-the-art anatomical methodologies in innovative anthropological research (subject to co-funding by the Association of Anatomists).
There are many more excellent student poster and podium presentations than we have named awards. As the result a number of Honorable Mention Prizes are awarded each year.
Eligibility: To be eligible for a prize, a paper or poster must meet the following criteria:
You will need the following information to submit your application:
Deadline to enter the 2020 competition is March 1, 2020.
Review and Decisions: The Student Program Committee judges the written summaries and the visual/oral presentations given at the AAPA meetings for quality of ideas and clarity of presentation. Prizes are awarded at the Closing and Awards Reception on the last evening of the Annual Meetings. The value of the each award is $500. Everyone who enters the competition will receive a short review of their presentation from one of the judges.
Further information may be obtained from the Student Programs Committee Chair Dr. Christina Torres-Rouff: [email protected]
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