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Central States Anthropological Society
Leslie A. White Award
April 9, 2012
The Leslie A. White Award was established in 1983 to honor Leslie A. White’s contribution to the CSAS and to anthropology. The award was established to encourage and enable undergraduate or graduate students pursue research and publishing in any subfield of anthropology.
The 2012 award will be in the amount of $500.
Applications for the White Award should consist of the following:
A. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org as email attachments in either Word or PDF format:
(1) completed application form;
(2) statement (no more than 1000 words) describing why the award is sought (e.g., to offset expenses for fieldwork, travel, equipment, supplies, or food and lodging);
(3) statement (no more than 1000 words) indicating the importance of the applicant’s work to anthropology;
(4) curriculum vitae (no more than 5 pages in length).
B. No more than three letters of recommendation from faculty members and others familiar with the applicant’s scholarly work, sent either in sealed envelopes with author’s signature across the flap, or directly by referee, to
Dr. Margaret Buckner
Chair, CSAS White Award Committee
Sociology and Anthropology
Missouri State University
901 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897
All application materials—both electronic and mailed—must be received by April 9, 2012. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All applications will be reviewed and a decision made no later than June 30, 2012. For more information, contact email@example.com; (417) 836-6165. Application forms can be found at the CSAS website, http://www.aaanet.org/sections/csas/.