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Bennetta Jules-Rosette Graduate Essay Award

Association for Africanist Anthropology (AfAA)

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This award is for graduate students. To apply for the award, applicants must submit an essay in Africanist anthropology. This award is given based on applicants' originality of scholarship, creativity of insight, and quality of writing; clear potential for contribution to the fields of Africanist anthropology, African studies, or African diaspora studies; and clear potential for continued innovative research, leading toward a dissertation or major publication on the part of the author. Special consideration will be given to work that incorporates emerging perspectives or interdisciplinary methodologies, which promote the further understanding of sub-Saharan Africa and the African diaspora by a broader audience.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?


The competition for this scholarship will be average.

Contact Information



Deadline: Jun 30
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $500


Class Year: Is this you?
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
College Major: Is this you?
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology, Other
  • Anthropology, Other
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • African Studies
  • Physical and Biological Anthropology
  • Medical Anthropology
  • African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis

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