The Plains Anthropological Society offers three (3) awards:
- Distinguished Service Award: Nominations may be submitted by regular mail or by email and must include a vita or resume, a brief synopsis of the nominee's career, contributions to Plains Anthropology and the Plains Conference, letters of support from others, and a justification statement for the nomination. The award, established in 1991, recognizes outstanding lifetime achievement in Plains anthropological research, teaching, scholarship, and service to the profession.
- Student Paper Awards: Full or part-time, undergraduate or graduate students are invited to participate in the annual Student Paper Award. You will present your paper at the annual Plains Conference. The winner will receive a cash award and the winning paper will be published in the Plains Anthropologist.
- Native American Student Award: Native American anthropology students enrolled in Plains colleges or universities are invited to apply for the PAS Native American scholarship award.
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