Native American Student Award

Each year, the Plains Anthropological Society seeks to award one or more grants of $1000 each to outstanding Native Americans students of anthropology

Nominations are Currently Solicited for the 2014 Award
(deadline September 21)

For additional information, contact

Jeani Borchert
608 E. Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505

2014 Native American Student Award Nomination

The Native American Student Award Committee of the Plains anthropological Soc8iety announces its intent to award one or more grants of $1000 each to qualifying Native American student(s). The Committee will award grants to undergraduate or graduate students in Anthropology. Grant funds are intended to help defray the costs of tuition, books, room and board for the student(s). Funds will be administered by the winning student’s academic department. The successful nominee will also receive a one year membership in the Plains Anthropological Society.
Nominees should meet the following criteria:

To apply submit the following documents to the Native American Student Award Committee

Jeani Borchert  (701-328-4378 or 701-391-4589 for Questions)
Cultural Resources, NDDOT
608 E Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505


The Committee will select one or more recipient and announce its decision at the Annual Meeting of the Plains Anthropological Society (October 29-November 1, 2014). The Committee will notify the recipient(s) and his or her department following the Annual Meeting.


Previous Awardees

Who qualifies for the award?

Nominees must meet the following criteria:

How do I apply?

To apply, submit the following documents to the Native American Student Award committee:

Nomination forms are
How is the grant administered?

The grant is intended to defray costs of the student's tuition, books, room, or board.
The funds are administered by the winning student's department.

When is the grant awarded?

Recipient(s) are selected from among the nominees by a committee comprised of members of the Plains Anthropological Society.

Recipient(s) are announced at the business meeting and banquet of the Plains Conference. An announcement is also published in the Plains Anthropologist.

Nominees are encouraged to attend the conference,but need not be present to receive the award. Recipient(s) and his/her departments will be notified of the award following the conference.