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HigherEd SIG Doctoral Student Conference Grants
The Marketing for Higher Education Special Interest Group (HigherEd SIG) is pleased to
announce doctoral student conference grant opportunities in 2023!

The SIG will offer up to five (5) grants that include: (1) one-year American Marketing
Association (AMA) membership and (2) one early bird student registration for the AMA
Summer Educators’ Conference 2023. Additional grants may be offered subject to budget

Applicants must be:
1) a current doctoral student enrolled in an AACSB accredited PhD program in marketing or
business administration-marketing.
2) able to provide proof of acceptance of a competitive paper for presentation at the AMA
Summer Educators’ Conference 2023.
3) a current member of Higher Ed SIG. If not a current member, must join the SIG before
the end of June to receive the grant. (SIG membership is free for all AMA members).

Applications must be in one pdf document including:
1) Cover letter as to why the applicant would be an ideal recipient of the grant.
2) Current curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and conference presentations.
3) Proof of acceptance of the competitive paper.

All applications will be evaluated by the Higher Ed SIG Executive Board and must be received
by Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 5:00 PM EST. To apply, please email one PDF including all
required document to sig.highered@gmail.com. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Please contact Mathew Joseph (mjoseph4@stmarytx.edu) with any questions.
Winners will be notified by late June. We look forward to your application!

The 2023 JPIM Annual Research Forum, powered by the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), seeks various types of conference submissions from scholars from all disciplines who share a common interest in new product development and innovation management research. The JPIM Research Forum is part of the PDMA conference and will offer networking opportunities with scholars, practitioners, the JPIM’s Editorial Team and the PDMA community.

A Best Doctoral Student Paper will be awarded!

Please visit their website rlee@business.fsu.edu) or Dr. Magda Hassan at Alliance Manchester Business School (magda.hassan@manchester.ac.uk) if you have any questions.

2023 Business for a Better World Dissertation (B4BW) Proposal Competition by Colorado State University, College of Business

Submission Deadline: June 2, 2023

Website with Complete Details: https://biz.colostate.edu/events/2023/june/b4bw-dissertation-proposal-competition

Competition Co-Chairs: Tiffany Trzebiatowski (tiffany.trzebiatowski@colostate.edu) and Chris Berry (chris.berry@colostate.edu)

Endorsed by Responsible Research in Business & Management (RRBM) and consistent with RRBM’s vision, the College of Business at Colorado State University is providing funding for dissertation proposals addressing business sustainability. We seek proposals from students across all business disciplines. The authors of the three proposals judged to have the greatest potential for enhancing societal well-being will each receive $6000. In addition, the winners along with leading scholars whose research is aimed at creating a better world, will be invited to participate in a virtual research workshop during which the winners will present their research.

Journal of Consumer Behavior invites submissions July 15-August 15, 2023 for a special issue entitled Marketing to Evolving Consumers: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Click here for more information.

View highlights from the 2023 AMA Winter Academic Conference here.

Winter AMA 2023 DocSIG’s Financial Support Winners

This year, DocSIG had the opportunity to offer financial support to its members to help them fund their attendance to Winter AMA 2023. We received quite a few applications and we are happy to announce the winners. DocSIG reiterates its commitment to help and support our doctoral student communities as much as possible. Congratulations to the winners!

“Mathew Joseph” DocSIG Mentorship Award Winner

Congratulations to Dr. Maura L. Scott (FSU) on winning the 2023 “Matthew Joseph” DocSIG Mentorship Award. The award will be presented at the 2023 Winter AMA Academic Conference during the DocSIG Mentor’s breakfast session. We want to thank the DocSIG community for the numerous nominations and Dr. Matthew Joseph for sponsoring the 2023 award.

Recruiting Writers for JMR Scholarly Insights

We are currently recruiting participants for our upcoming September issue which covers five recent JMR articles and we are looking to fill slots by Friday, September 30th, 2022. Interested students can sign up for one of the September articles. You can either sign up solo and another person will sign up to become your partner OR if you have a colleague with whom you would like to work, feel free to recruit them to work with you. 

Please visit our DocSIG Features page here for more information.

If you are interested in participating in this opportunity, please reach out to Brandon Holle (hollebr1@broad.msu.edu) and Narek Grigorian (Narek.Grigorian@bayes.city.ac.uk), our current DocSIG officers of JMR Scholarly Insights, who are always at hand for any help or clarification that you might need!

The results for the 2022 Who Went Where survey are out!

For more details, click here. For the full report, click 2022 WWW Final Report.

For the last 18 years, the American Marketing Association’s Doctoral Special Interest Group (AMA DocSIG) has surveyed students who are in the job seeking stage of their doctoral programs. Based on their responses, we compile a report that describes the current job market. Reports from 2003 through 2021 can be downloaded from the AMA DocSIG website (docsig.org).

Sparring with your Research Question Before You Go Into the Ring: A Key Milestone in the Journey from Research to Publication

Presentation for the DocSig AMA Academic Winter Meetings 2022, Las Vegas by Dr. Linda L. Price. Click here to read more.

Top 10 Journals in Marketing: Beyond the Financial Times Big 6 

Beyond theses six journals (i.e., JCR, JCP, JM, JMR, JAMS, & MS), what do you think are the next top 10 journals for young scholars to target their research?  This question was answered by 104 expert reviewers in the field of marketing. Click here to find out who made the list!

Building a Strong Publication Record

What does it take to build a strong publication record over the years? The top-ranking scholars talk about their productivity and consistent presence in the Most Published lists. Read their insights here.

And don’t forget to check out our social media accounts!

AMA DocSIG is the American Marketing Association’s special interest group for marketing doctoral students.

We provide opportunities in which marketing PhD students develop professional skills in the areas of research, writing, teaching, presenting, reviewing, and other areas that aid in job placement and career development.

Check back soon for updates!