Student Prize Call for Papers

2017 Call for Applications
The Methods of Translating and Disseminating Epidemiology Into Public Health
Westin Hotel at the Canal, New Orleans, Louisiana 
September 24‒26


The American College of Epidemiology invites nominations for its annual Student Paper Prize. (Click here to view list of past awardees)

Award Description
Individuals are invited to submit samples of their unpublished, original research, completed during graduate epidemiology training, for consideration for the Student Paper prize. In addition to a cover letter from the applicant, the application package must include a letter from the student’s advisor detailing the roles of the applicant and any co-authors in designing and carrying out the research under consideration. The research should be described in a standard scientific paper, formatted according to Annals of Epidemiology guidelines ( The award consists of financial support for attending the Annual Meeting (cost of travel and accommodations will be reimbursed, and meeting registration will be waived), the opportunity to present the paper during the Meeting, and expedited review of the paper for possible publication in the Annals of Epidemiology.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The first author of the submitted paper must be eligible for ACE Associate Member status and enrolled in a master’s or doctoral epidemiology training program, or have completed training no later than January of the calendar year of the annual meeting.
  • Work must have been completed during the student’s training program, contain original research, and be suitable for publication.

The deadline for receipt of application for the 2017 Award is May 15, 2017.

Please send nomination letters and candidate curriculum vitae as PDF files attached to an email to:

Steve Jacobsen, MD, PhD, Awards Committee Chair
American College of Epidemiology

[email protected]