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Anthropology majors have access to a wide range of opportunities, including classes in the Five Colleges, summer study programs or fellowships. Also, many anthropology majors decide to pursue graduate studies in a wide variety of fields, including law, medicine, social work, public policy, education and criminal justice.



Opportunities for 2018 - 2019


To Be announced






Smith College Academic Prize Competitions

Undergraduate students in all classes, and in some cases alumnae, can compete for these prizes by submitting application materials to the department responsible. These are monetary prizes, not scholarships, and the amounts vary. Questions concerning prizes should be addressed to the department responsible for the prize. Prize winners are announced at the Ivy Day Awards Convocation in May.

Department of Anthropology Prize:

Samuel Bowles Prize, awarded to a major in the graduating class for the most distinguished paper in anthropology. Submissions may be seminar papers, special studies projects or honors theses. Submissions are due by the last day of classes and must be delivered in hard copy to Lea Ahlen, Wright Hall 226. A digital version should also be sent to the chair of the department (efratkin@smith.edu).