Ankh Maat Wedjau Honor Society - DEADLINE: JANUARY 14, 2015
The "Ankh Maat Wedjau" Honor Society is a non-secret, non-profit organization which promotes scholarly study, research, publication and other scholarly activity in the field of Africana Studies among students at academic institutions, and among academic professionals in the field of Africana studies.
Nominations are accepted during the Fall semester and induction occurs in the Spring at the NCBS Annual Meeting. Students are required to pay an initiation fee of $25.00 and annual dues in order to remain an active, voting member of the Society.
Daviel Byrd, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Khyeria Ferguson, Dominican University
Jan Holston, Bethune-Cookman University
Sierra Jordan, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Udochi Nancy Nwoko, Dominican University
Jonathan Parnell, Dominican University
Corissa Perry, Dominican University
Tyler Pitts, Purdue University
Quinn Porter, Dominican University
Maurice Simon, Purdue University
Justin Thorton, Domincian University
Claire Vilain, Lincoln University
QUALIFICATIONS FOR NOMINATION:
To be eligible for the Ankh Maat Wedjau Honor Society, students must:
Prospective undergraduate membership:
Students nominated must be a major or minor in Africana Studies, Pan African Studies or Black Studies, etc.
Prospective graduate student membership:
Students must be pursuing Masters or Doctoral degrees in Black Studies. For those students who are not pursuing graduate work leading to an actual degree in Black Studies, a minor field will be acceptable (e.g. the Ph.D. in sociology with a concentration in African American studies or the M.A. in political science with a concentration in African American Politics).
Activities include research, scholarly publications, engagement in social, cultural, and political organizations; demonstrated commitment to the empowerment of the Black community, including leadership in the establishment of organizations or programs dedicated to the development and advancement of the Black community (e.g. Saturday academies, after school programs, etc.); and/or an academic appointment in the field of Black Studies.