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FWSA Student Essay Competition

May 1, 2015

The FWSA is delighted to announce that they are now accepting submissions for the 2015 student essay competition.

To encourage a new generation of feminist scholars, the FWSA sponsors an annual student essay competition for work which is innovative, interdisciplinary and grounded in feminist theory and practice. The top seven entries will be judged by their judging panel and will be published in the Journal of International Women’s Studies. In addition, the winner will receive a year’s free FWSA membership and a publisher’s prize.

Students at any stage of their studies at a British or Irish university are encouraged to submit work that has not been previously published and is not currently under consideration for publication, or for competitions which result in publication elsewhere. Essays should be 6,000 – 7,000 words (including footnotes and bibliography), must be submitted electronically and include a completed competition coversheet.

The deadline for this year’s competition is Friday 1st May 2015.

Read the previous winning essays from FWSA Student Essay Competition in the Journal of International Women’s Studies

Please submit the essays via email to administrator@fwsa.org.uk

For detailed entry requirements, guidelines, the competition coversheet and joining options please email administrator@fwsa.org.uk or visit fwsablog.org.uk


May 1, 2015
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