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Mentoring and Mullins Prize Nominations open through February 15


There is still time to submit nominations for the 4S Mentoring Prize and the Mullins Prize for Exemplary Graduate Student Research

Eligibility for the Mentoring Award is not tied to participation in the mentoring program run at 4S conferences. Both mid-career and senior scholars are eligible. Nominations may be made by 4S members and should include a nomination form, a statement (1-5 pages) describing the nominee’s special mentoring approach and activities and the nominee's’ CV. 

The Mullins Prize honors exemplary graduate student scholarship as represented in a published article or chapter, or article-length unpublished manuscript. Maximum length of texts including notes is 10,000 words. Authors must be currently enrolled as graduate students during the evaluation period; texts authored by multiple graduate students are eligible; texts authored with a faculty mentor are not eligible. Articles or chapters must be published in English or newly appearing in translation during the eligibility period. Articles and chapters with publication dates in 2016 and 2017 are eligible. Nominations may be made by any 4S member (including author self-nominations), and by editors of journals. Nominations should include the text itself, and a nomination form that briefly articulates its special merits and how it advances STS.