American Sociological Association

Departmental Prize

Honor an Outstanding Student with a Departmental Prize

As you approach the end of the semester, consider honoring one or more students in your department who have done particularly well (e.g., an outstanding paper or thesis, special service to the department, etc.) with a Department Prize. Print a special departmental prize student membership application and mail or fax it with payment or credit card information to ASA. ASA will send you a special personalized certificate to present to the student for her/his outstanding achievement. Each certificate will arrive with a signature from the ASA Executive Officer (with a space for the department chair's signature as well), and states that ASA joins with your department in presenting an outstanding student award. There is no additional fee beyond the regular student membership for this special service. Student membership is only $51, including one print journal subscription and online access to all ASA journals, the ASA Job Bank, and the TRAILS database of teaching resources. Your designated students will also receive an award certificate worthy of display for years to come. If you have any questions contact Craig Schaar, ASA Membership Manager, at or call (202) 383-9005 x335.

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