Undergraduate Awards

The Anthropology Department offers up to six awards for graduating Anthropology Majors.

These include awards in the cultural anthropology specialization:

  • Outstanding Honors Thesis in Cultural Anthropology
  • Outstanding Capstone in Cultural Anthropology
  • Outstanding Major in Cultural Anthropology

And in the archaeology specialization:

  • Outstanding Honors Thesis in Archaeology
  • Outstanding Capstone in Archaeology
  • Outstanding Major in Archaeology

These awards include a certificate and a small cash prize.

Faculty in Anthropology will nominate graduating seniors for these awards.

All students that want to be considered for an award must:

  • submit a draft of their capstone or thesis to their advisor one week before the department presentations.
  • submit a 250 word abstract of their capstone/honors thesis project to the Director of Undergraduate Studies.