Awards

About the SAA Awards

The Society for American Archaeology Awards recognize and honor knowledge and professional achievements at all career levels--from student and early career archaeologists to those who have made lasting contributions to the Society and the profession. The Call for Nominations opens in the fall of each year.

View the SAA 2020 Online Awards Ceremony here.

Prior to any award recommendation being finalized and publically announced, anyone recommended for an award, scholarship, or grant will be required to certify the following:

(a)  I am not and have not ever been the subject of a discrimination or harassment lawsuit or related administrative complaint that resulted in an adverse finding; and

(b)  I do not have and have not had a current or pending disciplinary action such as suspension or termination of registration, resulting from a Register of Professional Archaeologists’ grievance investigation.

Professional Awards

Nomination / Submission Deadline

Award

15 Jan 2021
Award for Excellence in Archaeological Analysis Nomination/Submission Deadline: 15 Jan 2021
31 Dec 2020
Award for Excellence in Cultural Resource Management Nomination/Submission Deadline: 31 Dec 2020
01 Dec 2020
Award for Excellence in Curation and Collections Management Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Dec 2020
01 Dec 2020
Award for Excellence in Collections-Based Research and Education Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Dec 2020
04 Jan 2021
Award for Excellence in Latin American and Caribbean Archaeology Nomination/Submission Deadline: 04 Jan 2021
15 Nov 2020
Book Award (Scholarly and Popular) Nomination/Submission Deadline: 15 Nov 2020
08 Jan 2021
Crabtree Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 08 Jan 2021
02 Mar 2021
Fryxell Award for Interdisciplinary Research for 2022 Nomination/Submission Deadline: 02 Mar 2021
31 Dec 2020
Gene S. Stuart Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 31 Dec 2020
03 Jan 2021
Lifetime Achievement Nomination/Submission Deadline: 03 Jan 2021
31 Mar 2021
State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 31 Mar 2021
20 Dec 2020
Distinguished Achievement in Public Archaeology Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 20 Dec 2020
20 Dec 2020
Excellence in Public Archaeology Programming Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 20 Dec 2020
20 Dec 2020
Outstanding Public Archaeology Initiative Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 20 Dec 2020
01 Dec 2020

 

 Travel Awards

Nomination / Submission Deadline

Award

01 Dec 2020
Geoarchaeology Undergraduate Travel Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Dec 2020

 

 Student Awards

Nomination / Submission Deadline

Award

31 Oct 2020
Dissertation Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 31 Oct 2020
10 Mar 2021
Student Paper Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 10 Mar 2021
10 Mar 2021
Student Poster Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 10 Mar 2021

 

 Student Fellowship Awards

Nomination / Submission Deadline

Award

11 Dec 2020
Dienje Kenyon Memorial Fellowship Nomination/Submission Deadline: 11 Dec 2020
01 Dec 2020
Douglas C. Kellogg Fellowship for Geoarchaeological Research Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Dec 2020
01 Nov 2020
Fred Plog Memorial Fellowship Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Nov 2020
01 Dec 2020
Paul Goldberg Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Dec 2020