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The Christopher A. W. McGee Scholarship

Submission Deadline: Friday May 06, 2016

ARE YOU A SOCIOLOGY OR CRIMINOLOGY MAJOR GRADUATING  AFTER  SPRING  2016?

WE INVITE YOU TO NOMINATE YOUR PAPER FOR THE 2016 BEST UNDERGRADUATE PAPER CHRISTOPHER A. MCGEE ESSAY AWARD

We invite you to nominate your paper for the Christopher A. McGee Essay Award. The award is to be given to the best undergraduate papers written by sociology or criminology majors graduating after Spring 2016. Students and faculty nominated papers are welcome. The submission deadline for all materials is Friday May 6, 2016.

 CRITERIA

 1. All current sociology and criminology majors graduating after Spring 2016 may apply. Students graduating Spring 2016 are not eligible. The reason is that the cash/scholarship award can only be deposited in the student‟s UNM account and be used for school purposes, such as books, tuition, etc.

2. All submissions must include a signed, short cover letter from the student indicating the specific scholarly contributions of the paper as well as the specific award category you are submitting the paper to. There are three categories: (1) short essay/reaction paper; (2) topical paper; and (3) comprehensive project. Electronic signatures from students are accepted. Please include “McGee Award 2016” in the subject line.

3. All submissions must be accompanied by a written endorsement from the sociology instructor that reviewed the paper. All faculty endorsements should be emailed to Kaitlin Kharat (kcoalson@unm.edu) by Friday May 6, 2016. Electronic signatures from faculty are accepted. Please include “McGee Award 2016” in the subject line.

4. All submissions must be presented in professional journal style, such as American Psychological Association (APA) or that given in the „Manuscript Submission‟ guidelines of the American Sociological Review (ASR).

 5. Papers should be well-written and free of all grammatical and spelling errors.

Please email all materials to Kaitlin Kharat, Administrative Assistant, Sociology via email to: kcoalson@unm.edu by Friday May 6, 2016. Please include “McGee Award 2016” in the subject line of all email submissions. You will receive notification of receipt of your submission via email. Awardees will be notified by mid-May 2016. All questions may be directed Dr. Maria Velez, Associate Professor, Sociology and chair of the undergraduate committee (mvelez@unm.edu). Click here for PDF.