Awards & Scholarships

The Institute for Mesoamerican Studies offers several financial awards to SUNY Albany students each year for outstanding essays and research projects in Mesoamerican anthropology. Each of the awards below links to additional information. The 2014 ceremony will be held on May 13th at 2:30 pm. This year's ceremony will recognize the following projects:

  • Christopher De Cormier Memorial Scholarship in Mesoamerican Studies: Collin Gillenwater, “Preliminary Survey of Early Colonial Sites in the Provence of Maní” and
    Rebecca Mendelsohn, “The Izapa Household Archaeology Project: Dating the Deposits”
  • First Encounter Scholarship for Mesoamerican Fieldwork: Isabelle Poitras, “Documentation of a Dialect of Tseltal: A Contribution to Epigraphic Analysis”

 

Essay Awards

The David Scotchmer Essay Award

The Undergraduate Essay Award in Mesoamerican Studies

 

Research Scholarships

The First Encounter Scholarship for Mesoamerican Fieldwork

The Christopher De Cormier Memorial Scholarship