We are pleased to announce the Phil Strong Memorial Prize for the Academic year 2012-13. It is anticipated that there will be one prize to the value of £1200. The purpose of the prize is to contribute to the advancement of medical sociology by supporting post-graduate research in medical sociology.

Applicants must show that they are low waged or unwaged and not receiving a full or part time research studentship that is intended to cover maintenance and research expenses for the duration of study, that they are working in the field of Medical Sociology and that they are registered for a higher degree at a British University or other recognised British research institution, with a named supervisor who is a member of the BSA.

Applications must be submitted to arrive no later than 17 August 2012. Incomplete applications and applications received after this date will not be considered. The draw and announcement of the winner for this year's prize will be made at the Medical Sociology Study Group's AGM, at the Annual Conference, at the University of Leicester, 5th - 7th September 2012.

To enter, please complete an application form and return as an email attachment to the BSA office.

The application form and further details of how to enter and conditions of the award are available at:
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