Event: British Psychological Society, Psychology of Women Section, Student Prizes(2012)

The POWS Undergraduate Student Prize

will 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

will 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:

£200 cash

One year subscription to POWS Review

One year subscription to Feminism & Psychology

The opportunity to present your paper at the 2012 POWS Conference, where the Student Prizes will be awarded (POWS will reimburse your registration and travel expenses within the UK, up to the amount of £350).

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 (2010-11). 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 9th March 2012. If your abstract is shortlisted, you will be asked to submit the full article at a later date. All abstracts and completed articles will be reviewed by four members of POWS with relevant knowledge and expertise.

Submissions should be emailed as attached Word documents to Zoë Boden – z.boden@bbk.ac.uk

Please include the subject line POWS Prize Submission. If you have any questions about the POWS Prize, please contact Zoë for further information.

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