Sally Weaver Award

photo of the late Sally WeaverThis tuition award commemorates the accomplishments of Sally Weaver. During her 27 years as a member of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Waterloo, Sally Weaver achieved international recognition as a scholar in applied anthropology. She had a lifetime commitment to excellence in research and teaching and an abiding determination to use her knowledge to promote justice and recognition for native peoples. 

The award is open to scholarship-eligible University of Waterloo graduate students in the MA program in Public Issues Anthropology. Selection of the award recipient occurs at the end of the Winter term and is based on (1) academic achievement in the first two terms of the program, and (2) an evaluation of the student’s research proposal and its consistency with the goals of Public Issues Anthropology as exemplified in Sally Weaver’s career.

Sally Weaver Award Recipients

2016 - Amanda Suko

2015 Samantha Lawrence-Nametka

2014 - Ashley Piskor

2013 - Mithila Ruthralingam

2012 - Kira Turner

2011 - Rowland Robinson

2010 - Pauline Goetz

2009 - Juliet O'Farrell

2008 - Consuelo Griggio

2007 - Cassandra Zita

2006 - Greta James

2005 - Christy Sandles

2004 - Lindsay Sprague

2003 - Meagan Rapley

2002 - Laura Ambos

2001 - Kris Dietrich

2000 - Jennifer Levy

1999 - Laura MacKenzie

1998 - Janet Gardner

1997 - Mona Tokarek

1996 - Maryanne Pearce

1995 - Brenda Timmins

1994 - Linda Schueler