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Announcing SLA’s Annual *Undergraduate* Essay Contest

Want to make a difference with your work beyond your undergraduate transcript?

Submit to SLA’s Annual Student Essay Contest!

Selected winner will be awarded $500, a certificate of accomplishment, and a $300 travel grant to the AAA Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, November 18-22, 2015.

The paper will be considered for publication in SLA’s signature journal,
Journal of Linguistic Anthropology.

Submit an original sole-author work based on your own research while in an undergraduate degree-granting program. Submissions must be submitted no more than 2 years since written and never have been published or submitted for publication.

Essays will be judged on the basis of clarity, good organization, relevant literature, and that make a substantive contribution to the field of linguistic anthropology.

Limit 25 double-spaced pages. Include a cover sheet with title of the paper; the author’s name; the author’s email address; the author’s college or university affiliation; and the name of the faculty advisor to the paper.


DEADLINE: September 2, 2015 September 15, 2015

Send to as a .doc or .pdf with your last name in the filename



[Updated: Deadline and email address changed.]