SMA Student Travel Fellowships to the 2013 AAA Meeting in Chicago (Deadline: Sept. 4)

The Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA) is pleased to be able to offer its student members five student travel fellowships ($500 each) for travel to the 2013 AAA meeting in Chicago, to be held November 20-24. Eligibility is restricted to student members of the SMA who are presenting a paper or poster at the 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 AAA conference
  3. Submit a copy of your AAA paper/poster abstract
  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 by September 4, 2013. Fellowship award winners will be notified by September 25, 2013. Awards will be formally announced, and checks will be presented, at the SMA business meeting in Chicago.