Alexander George Award

Graduate students are invited to participate in the Alexander George Graduate Student Paper Competition sponsored by the Foreign Policy Analysis Section (FPA) of ISA. The award was established in 1990 to recognize an outstanding graduate student paper presented on a Foreign Policy Analysis Section panel at the ISA Annual Convention.

General Information

Recipients must meet the Following Criteria

  1. Recipients must be a current student members of ISA
  2. Only papers presented on a Foreign Policy Analysis Section panel at the ISA Annual Convention, regional meetings or ISA-sponsored international meetings are eligible to be nominated for this award.
  3. Papers that are co-authored by a faculty member are not typically eligible for consideration.

Prize

  • Recipient receives a plaque (1st place) and a monetary award, there is the potential for multiple cash awards based on the quality and number of papers received, up to $500 total.

Selection Process

  • The selection committee is composed of the Foreign Policy Analysis Section's three Officers-at-Large.
  • The award will be presented at the Foreign Policy Analysis Section business meeting during the ISA Annual Convention.

Apply for the Alexander George Award

Entries for the competition must be papers presented at the last annual ISA convention, regional meetings or ISA-sponsored international meetings on a panel (or during a poster session) sponsored or co-sponsored by the Foreign Policy Analysis Section.

To enter the competition, e-mail a copy of your paper (in MS Word or PDF format) by no later than May 17th to the chair of the award committee.

Contact

Timothy M. Peterson | Chair
March 2019-March 2020
University of South Carolina

Award Chairs please review dates to ensure deadlines are met.

Key Dates

The International Studies Association

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