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.

The 2023 Call for Award Nominations is open.
Please see below for deadlines and nomination information.

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

17 Jan 2023
Award for Excellence in Archaeological Analysis Nomination/Submission Deadline: 17 Jan 2023
31 Dec 2022
Award for Excellence in Cultural Resource Management Nomination/Submission Deadline: 31 Dec 2022
01 Dec 2022
Award for Excellence in Curation and Collections Management Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Dec 2022
01 Dec 2022
Award for Excellence in Collections-Based Research and Education Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Dec 2022
04 Jan 2023
Award for Excellence in Latin American and Caribbean Archaeology Nomination/Submission Deadline: 04 Jan 2023
15 Nov 2022
Book Award (Scholarly and Popular) Nomination/Submission Deadline: 15 Nov 2022
07 Jan 2023
Crabtree Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 07 Jan 2023
24 Feb 2023
Fryxell Award for Interdisciplinary Research for 2024 Nomination/Submission Deadline: 24 Feb 2023
31 Dec 2022
Gene S. Stuart Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 31 Dec 2022
04 Jan 2023
Lifetime Achievement Nomination/Submission Deadline: 04 Jan 2023
01 Mar 2022
State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Mar 2022
20 Dec 2022
Distinguished Achievement in Public Archaeology Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 20 Dec 2022
20 Dec 2022
Excellence in Public Archaeology Programming Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 20 Dec 2022
20 Dec 2022
Outstanding Public Archaeology Initiative Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 20 Dec 2022
01 Dec 2022
Binford Family Award for Teaching Scientific Reasoning in Archaeology Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Dec 2022
01 Dec 2022

 

 Travel Awards

Nomination / Submission Deadline

Award

01 Nov 2022
Julie K. Stein Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Nov 2022

 

 Student Awards

Nomination / Submission Deadline

Award

31 Oct 2022
Dissertation Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 31 Oct 2022
23 Feb 2023
Student Paper Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 23 Feb 2023
23 Feb 2023
Student Poster Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 23 Feb 2023

 

 Student Fellowship Awards

Nomination / Submission Deadline

Award

11 Dec 2022
Dienje Kenyon Memorial Fellowship Nomination/Submission Deadline: 11 Dec 2022
01 Dec 2022
Douglas C. Kellogg Fellowship for Geoarchaeological Research Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Dec 2022
01 Nov 2022
Fred Plog Memorial Fellowship Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Nov 2022
01 Dec 2022
Paul Goldberg Award Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Dec 2022