American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) Awards/Prizes

The American Association of Physical Anthropologists sponsors the following awards and opportunities for its members.

The highest professional honors bestowed by the AAPA are:

AAPA Awards

  • The AAPA Communication & Outreach Award is awarded annually to honor individuals for their outstanding public communication and educational outreach efforts in the field of biological anthropology.

AAPA Grants

Funded Programs

AAPA Student Awards

  • Student Presentation Awards. The AAPA awards seven prizes to outstanding student poster and podium presentations at the annual meeting. The first author of the presentation must be the student.