For Students


Let SACNAS help in developing your potential. Connect with opportunities, resources, mentors, and friends that will help you thrive in your education and future career.


Student Opportunities - Research, Training, and Funding

Further your academic and professional career by applying for an internship, fellowship, or scholarship. Continue your education, fund your research, and achieve your goals.

See undergrad & postbac opportunities and graduate opportunites located on our professional opportunities page. 

Resources for Students

Articles, videos, and tools created by fellow SACNISTAs to aid in career planning and professional development or to simply learn what other students in your field are up to. See student resources by topic, discipline, etc.

Travel Scholarships Available to attend the SACNAS National Conference

SACNAS is pleased to offer travel scholarships for the annual SACNAS conference. A SACNAS travel scholarship funds travel and lodging expenses. For more information go here: Travel Scholarships

Research Presentations at the SACNAS National Conference

SACNAS student programming is designed to help you reach scientific excellence and build a national network of peers and mentors. At the SACNAS National Conference you can present your research to a community of SACNAS scientists who are invested in your success. Present a poster on your research or take part in a graduate student scientific symposium and gain valuable feedback, develop your presentation skills, and network with professionals passionate about the SACNAS mission.

SACNAS Student Chapters

SACNAS student chapters are a great way to get involved with and stay connected to SACNAS. With over 72 SACNAS chapters nationwide you can be a part of SACNAS on a local level.

Featured Student Resources

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by Dr. J.V. Martinez, SACNAS founding member & past president Bernado Ortiz de Montellano, a senior SACNISTA, and founding member of Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, succumbed to liver cancer on December 2, 2016.  Bernardo was ever the scholar and humanitarian that brought distinction to the field of science by way of his research in Meso-American civilizations with focus on the Aztec as evidenced in his book, Aztec Medicine, Health, and Nutrition (1990). Education & Career Read More >