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

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State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award

Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Mar 2023

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 was traditionally held at the SAA Annual Meeting, where attendees voted for first, second, and third-place winners. Voting is now conducted online during the time around the Annual Meeting and open to the public.

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 between March 2022 and March 2023 will be considered.

Nomination/Submission Materials Required

  1. Send a physical copy of the poster (or two, if the poster is double-sided) to the contact address below by the deadline. These copies will be displayed at the Annual Meeting.
  2. Fill out the submission form on the Poster Contest page.

Please do not hang any posters that have not been entered into the contest or additional materials on the display boards. Do not leave materials on the floor or tables around the display boards, keeping that area clear. Contact public_edu@saa.org for any questions.

Contact Address

Society for American Archaeology

Education and Outreach
1990 K St. NW #401
Washington, DC 20006

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: 01 Mar 2023

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 was traditionally held at the SAA Annual Meeting, where attendees voted for first, second, and third-place winners. Voting is now conducted online during the time around the Annual Meeting and open to the public.

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 between March 2022 and March 2023 will be considered.

Nomination/Submission Materials Required

  1. Send a physical copy of the poster (or two, if the poster is double-sided) to the contact address below by the deadline. These copies will be displayed at the Annual Meeting.
  2. Fill out the submission form on the Poster Contest page.

Please do not hang any posters that have not been entered into the contest or additional materials on the display boards. Do not leave materials on the floor or tables around the display boards, keeping that area clear. Contact public_edu@saa.org for any questions.

Contact Address

Society for American Archaeology

Education and Outreach
1990 K St. NW #401
Washington, DC 20006

Past Awardees

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

 

 Student Awards

Print

State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award

Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Mar 2023

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 was traditionally held at the SAA Annual Meeting, where attendees voted for first, second, and third-place winners. Voting is now conducted online during the time around the Annual Meeting and open to the public.

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 between March 2022 and March 2023 will be considered.

Nomination/Submission Materials Required

  1. Send a physical copy of the poster (or two, if the poster is double-sided) to the contact address below by the deadline. These copies will be displayed at the Annual Meeting.
  2. Fill out the submission form on the Poster Contest page.

Please do not hang any posters that have not been entered into the contest or additional materials on the display boards. Do not leave materials on the floor or tables around the display boards, keeping that area clear. Contact public_edu@saa.org for any questions.

Contact Address

Society for American Archaeology

Education and Outreach
1990 K St. NW #401
Washington, DC 20006

Past Awardees

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

 

 Student Fellowship Awards

Print

State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award

Nomination/Submission Deadline: 01 Mar 2023

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 was traditionally held at the SAA Annual Meeting, where attendees voted for first, second, and third-place winners. Voting is now conducted online during the time around the Annual Meeting and open to the public.

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 between March 2022 and March 2023 will be considered.

Nomination/Submission Materials Required

  1. Send a physical copy of the poster (or two, if the poster is double-sided) to the contact address below by the deadline. These copies will be displayed at the Annual Meeting.
  2. Fill out the submission form on the Poster Contest page.

Please do not hang any posters that have not been entered into the contest or additional materials on the display boards. Do not leave materials on the floor or tables around the display boards, keeping that area clear. Contact public_edu@saa.org for any questions.

Contact Address

Society for American Archaeology

Education and Outreach
1990 K St. NW #401
Washington, DC 20006

Past Awardees

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