This is a reminder for all Anthropology Section members about the upcoming October 1 deadline for multiple Section award nominations/applications. All nomination/application materials may be emailed directly to email@example.com. Below is a brief description about each upcoming award, but for detailed nomination, application, and selection requirements, please see the current AAFS Policy and Procedure Manual.
Diversity and Inclusion Travel Award (application deadline): The award is designed to increase the number of scholars traditionally underrepresented in the forensic sciences attending the AAFS annual meeting. The award focuses on Student Affiliates and will provide a minimum of $500 in funding to one individual from a historically underrepresented group to enhance education, professionalism, and inclusion through attendance at the AAFS annual meeting.
Diversity and Inclusion Pilot Study Grant (application deadline): This is awarded to aid student progress toward a degree and to assist in securing large grants for research completion. The award focuses on Student Affiliates of the AAFS who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in biological anthropology or related field. The award will provide a minimum of $500 in funding to at least one individual from a historically underrepresented group.
Outstanding Mentorship Award (nomination deadline): The award is designed to honor mentors who exemplify extraordinary selflessness as they support and contribute to the career development and advancement of students, colleagues, and the discipline of forensic anthropology. This award recognizes an individual who has excelled at mentoring others in achieving their educational and career objectives through moral, social, and intellectual support. We encourage nominees to consider mentors at all levels of their career.
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