AACS Student Application (2019)
Please fill out this form if you are applying for the Travel Grant, Paper Competition, Poster Competition, Presider Program or Professional Development Certificate for the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS) 2019 Conference on October 17-19th in Portland Oregon.
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General Information
Please provide us with the following contact information.
First Name *
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Last Name *
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Affiliation *
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Affiliation Address *
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Phone Number *
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How did you hear about AACS?
General Statement of Intent
Please write a statement of intent that explains your interest in participating in the AACS Annual Conference from October 17th - 19th in Portland Oregon. Explain your previous experience with AACS and/or how future participation in AACS could support your development as a student. Include a discussion of your desire to participate in the student paper or poster competition, preside over a session, and/or obtain a professional development certificate through conference participation.
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Which of the student initiatives are you applying for? Click all that apply. Please note that submitting a presentation proposal (paper or poster) or a team for the Client Problem Solving Competition requires a separate submission to the chairs of those programs.
Student Travel Grant
Would you like to attend the AACS but funds are tight? Why not apply for one of our Student Travel Grants? Our decisions about grant allocation will include an assessment of both merit and need. Please consider applying for this travel award that is funded by the AACS with funds raised by the AACS student committee and allocated by the AACS board. Please complete the following questions to apply for this specific program.
Are you applying for the Student Travel Grant?
If you are applying for a Student Travel Grant please outline your anticipated expenses to attend the conference (airfare, transportation, hotel, food, conference registration). If you are not applying please write "not applicable" below.
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Please provide a short statement of intent addressing the following: How will funding support for travel to the AACS conference help you to develop as a sociology student?
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Student Poster and Paper Competition
Have you completed or are you in the midst of completing research in Sociology? Do you plan on presenting this research either as a poster or paper presentation at the AACS? Enter the student paper or poster competition for your chance to win back some of your registration fee and bragging rights both personally and professionally (C.V/Resume). Presentations may be single or co-authored, must contain original work and must fall under applied, clinical or public sociology.
*Note: You will also need to submit papers through the conference paper submission form and posters through the conference poster submission form.
Are you planning to submit a Paper or Poster Presentation for the AACS conference? Check all that apply. Please note: this requires a separate submission through the general conference presentation submission form. *
Are you planning to enter the Paper or Poster Competition? Check all that apply.
Have you submitted your paper and/or poster through the appropriate conference submission form (deadline June 1, 2019)?
Paper Title
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Paper Abstract
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Poster Title
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Poster Abstract
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Student Presider Program
Are you looking for opportunities to attend and participate in the AACS Conference this year? Apply to be a Student Presider! Student Presiders are tasked with ensuring smooth flow of an assigned conference room by keeping track of session attendance, sessions stay on time, announcing presenters and facilitating questions and answers following the presentations. This opportunity will enhance your C.V/resume building, provide valuable Professional Development and reduce your conference rates.
Are you applying for the Student Presider Program?
Do you plan to attend the entire AACS Conference from October 17 - 19? Please note that all student presiders will need to be available for a brief training session on the evening of October 17th.
If you are not able to attend the entire conference, please explain your schedule restrictions below. Please note that all presiders will need to be available for a brief training session on the evening of Thursday October 17th.
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Which of the conference block lengths would you prefer?
Please provide a brief statement explaining how your skill set will help you to succeed as a student presider.
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Professional Development Certificate Program
The Professional Development Certificate provides student attendees at all stages of their career with an ongoing, engaging, and productive professionalization opportunity at our annual conference. The certificate also serves as a recognizable accomplishment that enhances students’ CVs/Resumes.
Are you interested in participating in the professional development certificate program? *Note: You will receive a follow up email based on your response.
If you are interested in participating in the PDCP, would you prefer Option A or Option B?
Thank You!
Thank you for applying to participate in the AACS student programs! We will be in contact soon!
Do you have any questions? Or Comments?
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I understand that in addition to this application I must follow the instructions as noted on the AACS website for student programs submissions, paper / poster presentation submissions, and conference registration.
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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