Encounters and Engagements: Student Travel Fellowships


SMA Student Travel Fellowships: Deadline March 1, 2013

The Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA) is pleased to be able to offer its student members a limited number of $800 student travel fellowships for travel to the 2013 SMA/EASA meeting June 12th-14th in Tarragona, Spain. Eligibility is restricted to student members of the SMA who are (1) presenting at SMA/EASA meeting, or (2) presenting at the Medical Anthropology Young Scholars (MAYS) meeting and attending the SMA/EASA meeting. Fellowships will be awarded based on the clarity, significance and innovation of their submitted abstract, and the strength of a letter of support from a faculty member who can discuss the significance of their presented work.

Eligibility Requirements (must meet all four)

(1)  Submit proof of current student SMA student membership

(2)  Submit proof of registration for the SMA/EASA conference

(3)  Submit a copy of your SMA/EASA or MAYS paper abstract (due February 15, 2013 via conference website)

(4)  Submit a letter of recommendation from an advisor

Application Procedure

Please compile all the supporting materials into ONE file and save in pdf format. Email materials and direct any inquiries to the SMA 2013 Student Travel Fellowship Committee at smaawards@gmail.com by March 1, 2013. Fellowship award winners will be notified by April 1, 2013. Awards will be formally announced, and checks will be presented, at the SMA business meeting in Tarragona, Spain. 


For additional details, see the conference websites:




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