Bennetta Jules-Rosette Graduate Essay Award

About this Award: 

 

***UPDATE - The 2019 application period is now closed for this scholarship. Please check back in the winter of 2020 for updated application information.***

 

The Association for Africanist Anthropology (AfAA) sponsors the annual Bennetta Jules-Rosette Graduate Student Essay Award. The prize is awarded to the best graduate student essay in Africanist anthropology.

 

Contributions from all sub-fields of anthropology are welcome. Special emphasis seeks to highlight emerging perspectives with promise to develop as a major contribution to the fields of Africanist anthropology, African studies, or African diaspora studies. 

 

Amount: 

$500

 

Number of Awards Available: 

1

 

Deadline: 

June 30, annually

 

Region of Study: 

Not specified

 

 

Level of Study: 

Graduate (must not have completed Ph.D. yet)

 

Eligibility : 

• Candidates must not have completed their PhD at the time of nomination

• All award recipients must be members of the AfAA.

 

Essay Required?: 

Yes

 

Essay Details: 

• Clear potential for contribution to the fields of Africanist anthropology, African studies, or African diaspora studies.

• Clear potential for continued innovative research, leading toward a dissertation or major publication on the part of the author.

• Special consideration will be given to work that incorporates emerging perspectives or interdisciplinary methodologies, which promote the further understanding of sub-Saharan Africa and the African diaspora by a broader audience.

 

Application Instructions: 

Send essay submissions to Bennetta Jules-Rosette: bjulesro@ucsd.edu

 

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