The call for papers for the 2006 AEJMC conference in San Francisco has just been announced. The deadline is April 1st. For details, click here.
Several divisions offer conference recognition and cash awards for outstanding student papers. Communication Theory and Methodology awards $50 to the first author of any student paper that is accepted, and the prize for the CTM Chaffee-McLeod student paper competition is $250. Other divisions with student awards include Mass Communication and Society ($100 for first prize, $75 for second, theses and dissertations not eligible), Communication Technology (free conference registration), Law ($200), Newspaper ($200), and others.