All award recipients of department awards and scholarship are selected by committee. There is no application process.
Department Award in Anthropology
Established in 1983 to recognize outstanding scholarship in the discipline
2016 – Rosemary Hammack and Anna Passaniti
2015 – Leah Keller and Elizabeth McCague
Geneva Boone Award for Outstanding St. Mary’s Projects
2015 – Elizabeth McCague and Glenna Urquhart
Faculty Scholarship Award
2015 – Alex Alvarenga
The National Society of Colonial Dames Achievement Award
2015 – Caroline Szendey
Maryland State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Award
2015 – Catherine Dye
Board of Trustees Award
Established 1987 by the Board of Trustees for distinguished contributions to the College.
2014 – Michael Joseph Killius
Gary Wheeler Stone Award
Presented by Historic St. Mary’s City
Given by Historic St. Mary’s City to honor a graduating senior who has made distinctive contributions to archaeology research for Historic St. Mary’s City.
2015 – Christopher Coogan
The Society of the Ark and the Dove Centennial Scholarship
Presented by The Society of the Ark and the Dove
Established in 2010 by the Society of the Ark and the Dove to benefit students who major/minor in history, anthropology, archaeology, or museum studies; who demonstrate promise in the study of colonial, Chesapeake, or Maryland history or in the field of historical research; and who pursue interests, or work and/or study experiences, that are directly related to the mission and purpose of Historic St. Mary’s City.
2016 – Catherine Dye and Madeline Mann
2015 – Alison Curry and Lydia Roca
The SlackWater Center aims to provide students at St. Mary’s with meaningful research experiences that make full use of the College’s historical and geographical location. The Center encourages cross-disciplinary collaboration and, most importantly, public outreach and debate. The SlackWater Center publishes an occasional journal, SlackWater, which explores the region’s landscapes through historical documents, images, literature, and scientific and environmental evidence. Contributors to the journal include students, faculty, and community members.