Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards

The deadline for the 2024 Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards has passed. In order to be considered for any of the Student Paper Competitions, applicants were required to submit their papers through the Annual Meeting Call for Papers. This ensures that winning papers were both designated and included in the program. Students could only submit to one division and that each division had its own deadline and submission process. Click here to view previous award winners and paper abstracts.

Community Research and Development 
Conflict, Social Action, and Change
Crime and Juvenile Delinquency
Drinking and Drugs
Educational Problems
Environment and Technology
Health, Health Policy, and Health Services
Institutional Ethnography              
Labor Studies
Law and Society
Poverty, Class, and Inequality
Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Sexual Behavior, Politics, and Communities
Social Problems Theory
Society and Mental Health
Sociology and Social Welfare 
Sport, Leisure, and the Body
Teaching Social Problems     
Youth, Aging, and the Life Course