SMA 2012 Student Travel Award – Deadline Sept 1

The Society for Medical Anthropology is offereing a student travel award for the 2012 AAA meetings in San Francisco.

Eligibility Requirements (must meet all four): 1) Primary disciplinary focus on medical anthropology; 2) Currently-enrolled doctoral student (does not need to be in an anthropology program); 3) Student member of the SMA; 4) Attending the AAA meetings to give a paper related to medical anthropology,

Required Application Materials: 1) A copy of your abstract; 2) The name of the session and notification of program acceptance; 3) Evidence of current student status and SMA membership; 4) A letter in support of the application (for most students, this letter should come from the primary academic advisor).

Please compile all the supporting materials into ONE file and save in pdf format. Email materials, and direct any inquiries, to: Medical Anthropology 2012 Student Travel Fellowship Committee at – Fellowships will be awarded based on the clarity, significance, and innovation of the proposed paper, as demonstrated in the abstract and the letter of support. Fellowship award winners will be notified by September 30, 2012. Awards will be formally announced, and checks will be presented, at the SMA business meeting in San Francisco.

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