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.

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

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State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award

Nomination/Submission Deadline: 31 Mar 2021

Award Guidelines

Award Description

This award is presented to the state or community whose poster in honor of Archaeology Week or Month best exemplifies the vibrant role played by archaeology, heritage, and preservation within the community. The contest is usually held at the SAA Annual Meeting, where attendees vote for first, second, and third-place winners. The 2021 contest will be held online.

The State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award is sponsored by the Public Education Committee and the Council of Allied Societies. The contest is possible through the support of members and the Public Education Endowment Fund.

Who Is Eligible to Submit Nominations or Apply for the Award

Any State Archaeology Celebration poster dating between March 2020 and March 2021 will be considered.

Nomination/Submission Materials Required

  1. Email a digital image file of the poster to Beth Pruitt at elizabeth_pruitt@saa.org.
  2. Either in the body of the email or as an attachment, also provide written permission to display poster images on the SAA website, social media, and in the Council of Allied Societies newsletter.

Past Awardees

View the archive of past Archaeology Celebration Award winning posters, going back to the first contest in 1996.

 

 Travel Awards

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State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award

Nomination/Submission Deadline: 31 Mar 2021

Award Guidelines

Award Description

This award is presented to the state or community whose poster in honor of Archaeology Week or Month best exemplifies the vibrant role played by archaeology, heritage, and preservation within the community. The contest is usually held at the SAA Annual Meeting, where attendees vote for first, second, and third-place winners. The 2021 contest will be held online.

The State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award is sponsored by the Public Education Committee and the Council of Allied Societies. The contest is possible through the support of members and the Public Education Endowment Fund.

Who Is Eligible to Submit Nominations or Apply for the Award

Any State Archaeology Celebration poster dating between March 2020 and March 2021 will be considered.

Nomination/Submission Materials Required

  1. Email a digital image file of the poster to Beth Pruitt at elizabeth_pruitt@saa.org.
  2. Either in the body of the email or as an attachment, also provide written permission to display poster images on the SAA website, social media, and in the Council of Allied Societies newsletter.

Past Awardees

View the archive of past Archaeology Celebration Award winning posters, going back to the first contest in 1996.

 

 Student Awards

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State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award

Nomination/Submission Deadline: 31 Mar 2021

Award Guidelines

Award Description

This award is presented to the state or community whose poster in honor of Archaeology Week or Month best exemplifies the vibrant role played by archaeology, heritage, and preservation within the community. The contest is usually held at the SAA Annual Meeting, where attendees vote for first, second, and third-place winners. The 2021 contest will be held online.

The State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award is sponsored by the Public Education Committee and the Council of Allied Societies. The contest is possible through the support of members and the Public Education Endowment Fund.

Who Is Eligible to Submit Nominations or Apply for the Award

Any State Archaeology Celebration poster dating between March 2020 and March 2021 will be considered.

Nomination/Submission Materials Required

  1. Email a digital image file of the poster to Beth Pruitt at elizabeth_pruitt@saa.org.
  2. Either in the body of the email or as an attachment, also provide written permission to display poster images on the SAA website, social media, and in the Council of Allied Societies newsletter.

Past Awardees

View the archive of past Archaeology Celebration Award winning posters, going back to the first contest in 1996.

 

 Student Fellowship Awards

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State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award

Nomination/Submission Deadline: 31 Mar 2021

Award Guidelines

Award Description

This award is presented to the state or community whose poster in honor of Archaeology Week or Month best exemplifies the vibrant role played by archaeology, heritage, and preservation within the community. The contest is usually held at the SAA Annual Meeting, where attendees vote for first, second, and third-place winners. The 2021 contest will be held online.

The State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award is sponsored by the Public Education Committee and the Council of Allied Societies. The contest is possible through the support of members and the Public Education Endowment Fund.

Who Is Eligible to Submit Nominations or Apply for the Award

Any State Archaeology Celebration poster dating between March 2020 and March 2021 will be considered.

Nomination/Submission Materials Required

  1. Email a digital image file of the poster to Beth Pruitt at elizabeth_pruitt@saa.org.
  2. Either in the body of the email or as an attachment, also provide written permission to display poster images on the SAA website, social media, and in the Council of Allied Societies newsletter.

Past Awardees

View the archive of past Archaeology Celebration Award winning posters, going back to the first contest in 1996.