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 award names below links to additional information.

Applications for Spring 2016 are now closed. Click here to see the 2016 award winners. Please joins us Tuesday May 10, 2:30 pm, at the Standish Room-Science Library (SL 330) for the DeCormier ceremony.


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