Anthropology

Lambda Alpha National Anthropology Honor Society

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Spring 2016 Lambda Alpha Application Deadline:

March 11, 2016

Requirements

  • 3.3 UNCW GPA/3.5 Anthropology GPA
  • Junior status (60 hrs or more)
  • 12 hours in anthropology at UNCW at the 200 level or higher
  • At least one UNCW Anthropology course at the 300 level or higher.

*Membership is open twice a year, Fall and Spring.

What to submit?

  • A printout of your transcript from Seanet
  • A letter of interest that includes your name, address, phone or e-mail address, and GPA in both Anthropology and overall.

Where to submit?

Please submit all application materials to Dr. Reber or the Anthropology department office by 5 PM on March 11, 2016.

Benefits of Membership

  • Be part of an elite UNCW and national community of students
  • Wear honors regalia at commencement ceremony, and receive Honors recognition at graduation
  • Enjoy an intimate induction meal with faculty
  • Publish undergraduate research in the Lambda Alpha Journal
  • Receive the Lambda Alpha Journal, published for members only.
  • Enhance your resume for graduate schools and employment
  • Enables you to apply for the national $5000 Lambda Alpha Scholarship every spring.


Spring 2016 SCHOLARSHIP applications for Lambda Alpha
Deadline: March 15, 2016

$5,000 scholarship opportunity!

Requirements:

  • Current Lambda Alpha member
  • Eligible graduating senior by end of the academic year (Spring/Summer 2016)

Materials to submit:

  • A letter of nomination from the department stating candidate is applying for the National Scholarship
  • Curriculum vita
  • An unofficial copy of applicant's transcript (via Seanet)
  • Two letters of recommendation - one from a professional anthropologist
  • A statement of future professional plans (one page or less, single spaced)
  • Sample of your professional writing (a publication or course paper)
    - co-authored publications/contract archaeological reports not acceptable
    - 30-page maximum, should be "article length"
    -submit sample in pdf on CD, flash drive, or printed copy

Where to submit?

Please submit all application materials to Dr. Reber or the Anthropology department office
by 5 PM on March 15, 2016.

For more information, please contact anthropology@uncw.edu

Congratulations to our Spring 2016 Inductees: Ashley, Tara, Adam, and Wes!

Lambda Alpha 2014 inductees

Lambda Alpha Induction Dinner 2009

LA Dinner

Student group at Honor Society dinner 2011 Fall inductees