Undergraduate Student Essay Award

SAMLA members who served as session chairs or respondents for the Undergraduate Research Forum at the previous year's conference are invited to nominate an outstanding undergraduate participant for the Undergraduate Student Essay Award.

The award includes an honorarium of $125, publication in SAMLA News, and complimentary conference registration for the following year.


 Nominations for the next edition of this award will open after SAMLA 91 in November 2019.


 Please contact Dan Abitz at [email protected] or (404) 413-5816 with any questions.


2018 Undergraduate Essay Award Winner

Sydney Tunstall, Spelman College
“A Most Precarious Position: Black Lesbians and Interracial Relationships”