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Population RIG Graduate Student Paper Award Deadline
Friday, May 04, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
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The Population Research Interest Group (RIG) of the Rural Sociological Society is soliciting submissions for a graduate student paper award in the areas of rural demography and population studies. The RIG takes a broad view on acceptable topics as long a rural population characteristics factor prominently in the research.
Eligibility: Current graduate students and recent graduates (who receive their degrees no earlier than May 2018) may apply. Coauthored papers are acceptable as long as all of the authors were students at the time the paper was written and submitted. Coauthored papers with individuals possessing their terminal degree prior to May 2018 will not be considered.
Award: The recipient will receive a monetary prize of at least $200 (final budget TBD) to help defray the cost of attending the 2018 RSS Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon (July 26-29, 2018). The recipient will also be recognized at the Population RIG business meeting. Submission Guidelines: Follow two steps: 1) Submit an abstract to present the paper at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society (due Friday, February 1, 2018, 11:59 pm EST). 2) Send an electronic copy of the full paper with contact information to the RIG co-chair Tim Slack (timslack.lsu@gmail.com) by Friday, May 4, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST.
Format: The paper submission should not exceed 35 double-spaced pages (including all tables, graphs, and references) in a standard font (12 point). The winner will be selected by a committee of RIG members and receive their award at the RSS Annual Meeting.
The winner will be notified via email by
June 1, 2018.
POPULATION RIGGRADUATE STUDENT PAPER AWARDThe Population Research Interest Group (RIG) of the Rural Sociological Society is solicitingsubmissions for a graduate student paper award in the areas of rural demography and populationstudies. The RIG takes a broad view on acceptable topics as long a rural population characteristicsfactor prominently in the research.Eligibility: Current graduate students and recent graduates (who receive their degrees no earlier thanMay 2018) may apply. Coauthored papers are acceptable as long as all of the authors were students atthe time the paper was written and submitted. Coauthored papers with individuals possessing theirterminal degree prior to May 2018 will not be considered.Award: The recipient will receive a monetary prize of at least $200 (final budget TBD) to help defray thecost of attending the 2018 RSS Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon (July 26-29, 2018). The recipientwill also be recognized at the Population RIG business meeting.Submission Guidelines: Follow two steps: 1) Submit an abstract to present the paper at the annualmeeting of the Rural Sociological Society (due Friday, February 1, 2018, 11:59 pm EST). 2) Send anelectronic copy of the full paper with contact information to the RIG co-chair Tim Slack(timslack.lsu@gmail.com) by Friday, May 4, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST.Format: The paper submission should not exceed 35 double-spaced pages (including all tables,graphs, and references) in a standard font (12 point). The winner will be selected by a committee of RIGmembers and receive their award at the RSS Annual Meeting. The winner will be notified via email byJune 1, 2018.