SMA Awards

The SMA offers several annual and biannual prizes.

Career Awards

Career Achievement Award

Deadline: July 1, Awarded in Even Years

George Foster Practicing Medical Anthropology Award

Deadline: July 1, Awarded in Odd Years

Hazel Weidman Award for Exemplary Service to the Society for Medical Anthropology 

Deadline: July 1, Awarded in Odd Years 

MASA Graduate Student Mentorship Award 

Deadline: July 1, Awarded in Even Years

 

Book and Dissertation Prizes

Charles Hughes Graduate Student Paper Prize 

 Deadline: July 1, Awarded on Even Numbered Years

 Eileen Basker Memorial Prize

Deadline: July 1, Awarded Every Year

New Millennium Book Award 

Deadline: July 1, Awarded on odd numbered years

SMA Dissertation Award 

Deadline: July 1, Awarded on Odd Numbered Years 

Steven Polgar Professional Paper Prize

Awarded every year

 WHR Rivers Undergraduate Student Paper Prize 

Deadline: July 1, Awarded on Odd Numbered Years

 

AAA Conference

Contingent Faculty Travel Award

Deadline: September 24, Awarded every year

Student Travel Awards 

Five graduate students and one undergraduate 

Deadline: September 24, Awarded every year

 

2017 Recipients of SMA Awards

 

Past SMA Award Recipients 

 

Awards offered by SMA’s Special Interest Groups

Other Medical Anthropology open competitions*

Resources

Award Chairs please download the Award Reporting Forms here.

  1. SMA_W9_Form
  2. SMA Award Form – V2
  3. SMA Award Form – V2

 

*If you would like to provide information regarding a non-SMA competition or award, please contact us at webmaster@medanthro.net