Awards, Scholarships and Funding

Departmental:

Bill Fairley Scholarship in Anthropology 

Students are automatically nominated for this award if they meet the eligibility criteria. More details can be found on the Faculty of Arts and Science website: http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/current/scholarships/scholarships-by-department/undergraduate-scholarships-anthropology

Sir Daniel Wilson Award

Students are automatically nominated for this award if they meet the eligibility criteria. More details can be found on the Faculty of Arts and Science website: http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/current/scholarships/scholarships-by-department/undergraduate-scholarships-anthropology

Professor Forst Fuller Biological Anthropology Scholarship

Students are automatically nominated for this award if they meet the eligibility criteria. More details can be found on the Faculty of Arts and Science website: http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/current/scholarships/scholarships-by-department/undergraduate-scholarships-anthropology

Dr. Arnold W. and Edna Macpherson Memorial Scholarship

Students are automatically nominated for this award if they meet the eligibility criteria. More details can be found on the Faculty of Arts and Science website: http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/current/scholarships/scholarships-by-department/undergraduate-scholarships-anthropology

Richard B. Lee Award

This award is given to the most outstanding student essay in critical Anthropology written in an Anthropology or Archaeology course during the 2017-18 academic year, in any sub-field.

Application Method:  You must submit a blank copy of your essay with a recommendation letter from your professor by Friday, January 5, 2018 for F courses.  For Y and S courses, the deadline is Friday, May 11, 2018. This award is awarded once a year. There are two deadlines to ensure that we collect nominations from all courses, particularly F courses.

The approximate value of this award is $400 (values may vary from year to year).

You can submit the essay and letter of recommendation to the Undergraduate Office: Room 258, Anthropology Building, 19 Russell Street

Peter K. New Student Award

This award, sponsored by the Society for Applied Anthropology, is given to the best student paper which reports on an applied research project in the social/behavioral sciences. The research question should be in the domain of health care or human services (broadly construed).

Anthropology Teaching Assistant of the Year

The Department of Anthropology would like to recognize an outstanding Teaching Assistant for 2016-17. We welcome nominations from faculty, course instructors, graduate/undergraduate students and staff. The Department will award the successful winner a $200 prize and display a professional photo of the winner in our Administration Offices. The deadline for nominations is March 30, 2017. One winner will be chosen by the Anthropology Executive from all eligible submissions.

General criteria/eligibility:
Teaching Assistants in CUPE 3902 Unit 1 at any campus (St. George, UTM, UTSC) who have performed TA duties for the Department of Anthropology between September 1, 2016 and April 30, 2017 and who:

  • engage undergraduate students with enthusiasm and provide meaningful feedback through excellent communication skills
  • demonstrate creativity and innovation in the classroom
  • demonstrate good organizational methods and submit grades in a timely fashion
  • are responsible and dependable

Please provide a one page nomination letter/email addressing each of the criteria above to anthro.officeofthechair@utoronto.ca by March 30, 2017.