Call for P.K. New Papers

August 1, 2019

PK New AwardThe Peter K. New Student Award, an annual student research competition in the applied social and behavioral sciences. Honoring the late Peter Kong-ming New, a distinguished medical sociologist-anthroplogist and former president of the SfAA, this award offers an incredible opportunity for students to showcase their research and publish their work. There are three prizes available for first, second, and third place winners. The first place winner of the competition must be available to attend the Annual Meeting of the Society in Albuquerque, NM, March 17-21, 2019, and present the paper. The winner is also expected to submit the paper to the SfAA  journal Human Organization for review and possible publication. 

This competition is open to anyone registered as a student at the graduate or undergraduate level during the calendar year 2019. The research and the paper should use the social/behavioral sciences to address in an applied fashion an issue or question in the domain (broadly construed) of health care or human services. The first place winner of the competition will receive a cash prize of $3,000. In addition, the winner will also receive a Baccarat crystal trophy. Second place will receive $1,500, and third place receives $750. All winners will receive a sum of $350 to partially offset the cost of transportation and lodging at the annual meeting of the Society.

Award Submission deadline: November 30, 2019. 

See here for submission guidelines, eligibility requirements, information on criteria/judging, and the work of previous winners who have now been published.

Please submit your paper through the Online submission form by November 30, 2019.

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