A prize of $200.00 will be awarded for the best paper written by a graduate student for a regular course during the previous calendar year. Graduate students or faculty in Anthropology may submit one student paper to the Graduate Affairs Committee for the competition. Papers will be judged according to the following criteria:
- originality of the main idea and content
- organization and lucidity of the argument
- readability and stylistic qualities
- scholarly presentation
- contribution to anthropological knowledge
Papers should conform to the style of the American Anthropologist.