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The GDS Section Graduate Paper Award

The Global Development Studies (GDS) Section in collaboration with the journal Third World Quarterly is pleased to announce its inaugural Graduate Paper Award. 

The Award recognizes emerging scholarship in Global Development, broadly construed.

Recipients must meet the Following Criteria:

  1. Current graduate students (at the time of submitting their entry).
  2. Members of the ISA Global Development Section (for instructions on joining, follow the link).
  3. Accepted to the ISA Atlanta Convention Program to present the paper they wish to submit for the Award.


The Winner will receive the Award at the GDS Reception (Friday, March 18, Grand Ballroom B, Hilton Atlanta), and will also receive a small cash prize of $100.00.

Apply For This Award:

Eligible candidates should make sure that papers intended for submission to the GDS Awards Committee are fully referenced, no less than 7500 words in length, and satisfy the basic editorial requirements for a journal article submission.

The GDS is pleased to be working with Third World Quarterly; the winning paper will be considered to have minimally cleared the journal’s ‘revise and resubmit’ hurdle, and will be published in TWQ subject to revisions as recommended by the journal’s editor and his nominated referees!

Important date: Please send papers you wish to be considered for this Award to the following e-mail address by February 5th, 2016:

For more information please visit:


Giulianna Franchetti
Monday, August 6, 2018 9:00 AM
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