Peter K. New Award

Scholarship Value: $3,000
Awards Available: 3
Award Deadline: Nov 30, 2024

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) announces an annual student research competition in the applied social and behavioral sciences. The first-place winner of the Competition will receive a cash prize of $3,000 as well as $350 to partially offset the cost of transportation and two nights lodging at the annual meeting of the Society. In addition, the winner receives an engraved crystal trophy. Cash prizes of $1,500 to second place and $750 to third place will also be awarded, as well as a $350 travel stipend and two nights lodging.

The award honors the late Peter Kong-ming New, a distinguished medical sociologist-anthropologist and former president of the SfAA. The award will be given to the best paper which reports on an applied research project in the social/behavioral sciences. The research question should be in the domain of health care or human services (broadly construed).  The paper must be submitted to the SfAA Business Office no later than November 30 through the online form.

Eligibility

The Peter Kong-ming New Prize is open to any graduate or undergraduate student registered at a college or university during the calendar year immediately preceding the presentation of the award. Students who have previously earned a doctorate are not eligible for the competition.

To be considered for the Peter K. New Prize, students should submit a previously unpublished manuscript based on original field research in the social sciences. The competition is limited to manuscripts by a single author. The prize-winning author must present the paper in person at the Society for Applied Anthropology annual meeting immediately following the competition. The winner is also expected to submit the paper to Human Organization for review and possible publication. First or second place winners of the Peter K. New Student Prize are not eligible in future competitions. 

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