SMA Consortia Homepage

The Southern Management Association is proud to offer the following Consortia as part of its Annual Meeting (see, which will take place at the Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio, TX from October 29 – November 2, 2024:

  1. Pre-Doctoral Student Consortium
  2. Early-Stage Doctoral Student Consortium
  3. Late-State Doctoral Student Consortium
  4. Faculty Consortium
  5. Administrator Consortium *NEW*

Each consortium will be held from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 30, 2024. Topics vary, but all consortia are day-long programs designed to provide a better understanding of key factors underlying faculty success in research, teaching, and service.  Programs will feature nationally recognized scholars and provide excellent opportunities for networking and collaboration.  

Due to the popularity of the Consortia programs, individuals must apply to participate in the program they are interested in. To apply, individuals should click on the relevant link below to submit all application materials and to complete the corresponding registration form. The deadline for submitting all application materials is 11:59 pm ET on June 15, 2024.

  1. Link to Application for SMA Pre-Doctoral Student Consortium (Application deadline: June 15, 2024)
  2. Link to Application for SMA Early-Stage Doctoral Student Consortium* (Application deadline: June 15, 2024)
  3. Link to Application for SMA Late-Stage Doctoral Student Consortium* (Application deadline: June 15, 2024)
  4. Link to Application for Faculty Consortium (Application deadline: September 1, 2024)
  5. Link to Application for Administrator Consortium (Application deadline: September 1, 2024)

*A nomination form filled out by the Ph.D. Coordinator at your doctoral institution is also required. That form can be found here:


(1) Only active members can register for the Annual Meeting.
(2) Individuals can apply for one consortium only.
(3) Participation in a Consortium will preclude an individual from taking part in any off-site event that is scheduled at the same time.
(4) Pre-doctoral, early-stage, and late-stage consortia participants must attend the SMA Business Meeting, which will be held on the evening of Thursday, October 31, to receive their stipend.