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Global Studies Conference

Awards for Students

As a student, you can add a new voice and perspective to the discussions at the Global Studies Conference. This is a perfect opportunity to gain experience in presenting your research. Best graduate and undergraduate paper recipients will each receive a $500 cash award from GSC. Must be present to win.

Application procedure: Students participating in the Global Studies Conference must be pre-registered for the conference at the time of submission. Please submit papers by September 8.

The award selection committee ranks papers on the basis on four criteria:

  • Originality of research
  • Scholarly context
  • Mechanics and style
  • Coherent thesis statement and adequate support
Global Studies Conference


We welcome presentations from a diverse selection of academic disciplines and regions of the world:

Democracy and Governance
Developing Roles of Women
Development and Humanitarian Relief
Environmental Degradation and Global Climate Change
Fine Arts and Literature
Global Water Shortages
International Education
Latin America
Middle East and South Asia
Philosophy and Religion
Social Media and the Arab Spring
Social and Political Perspectives