The POWS Undergraduate Student Prize
To be awarded for a 3,000 word article. The article must be clearly related to the work carried out as part of an undergraduate degree, and make an original contribution to the Psychology of Women. Individual entries and group submissions are both welcomed, but must not have been published previously.
The POWS Postgraduate Student Prize
To be awarded for a 3,500 word article. The article must be clearly related to the work carried out as part of a postgraduate degree, and make an original contribution to the Psychology of Women. Individual entries and group submissions are both welcomed, but must not have been published previously.
Both awards include prizes of:
One year subscription to POWS Review
One year subscription to Feminism & Psychology
The opportunity to present your paper at the 2015 POWS Conference (8th – 10th July, 2015), where the Student Prizes will be awarded (POWS will reimburse your registration and travel expenses within the UK, up to the amount of £350). The postgraduate winner will be able to present their paper orally on 8th July (tbc), and the undergraduate winner will be able to present a poster of their paper on 9th July (tbc).
Publication of your submission in the POWS Review (subject to the normal peer-review process)
Who is eligible?
Current undergraduate and postgraduate students and those who have submitted their dissertation or thesis within the last academic year (2013-14). Submissions are welcomed from students researching all areas of Psychology, Health and Social Sciences.
How to enter
Submit a short abstract (max. 500 words) of your article by 7th April 2015. If your abstract is shortlisted, you will be asked to submit the full article (up to 3,000 words for undergraduate students and 3,500 words for postgraduate students, incl. references) on 28th April 2015. Shortlisted entrants will be notified of the outcome via email on or before 9th June 2015.
All abstracts and completed articles will be reviewed by members of POWS with relevant knowledge and expertise. Submissions should be emailed as attached Word documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the subject line POWS Prize Submission. If you have any questions about the POWS Prize, please contact Lucy Thompson for further information.