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    Del Jones Memorial Travel Award

    Offered by Society for Applied Anthropology

    Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Mar 22, 2023
    2 awards worth

    $500

    Grade level

    Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    December 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    The Del Jones Memorial Travel Award was established to honor Del Jones, a distinguished member of SfAA (Society for Applied Anthropology) and an African American anthropologist who developed perspectives that could assist and transform the lives of oppressed and disadvantaged peoples. Following his death in 1999, close friends and members of the Society established the Del Jones Memorial Fund. This award supports a travel grant of $500 for a student to attend the annual meeting of the SfAA. The Del Jones Travel Award is intended to increase minority participation in SfAA, particularly African American participation, but also to honor the life and work of Del Jones independently of the minority criterion. The winning paper will best reflect the contributions and/or life experiences of Del Jones. Please visit the scholarship’s website for more information.

    About Society for Applied Anthropology

    The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) was founded in 1941 to promote the investigation of the principles of human behavior and the application of these principles to contemporary issues and problems.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students

    Race/Ethnicity

    Black/African

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

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