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Name Kari Polanyi-Levitt Prize
Research Fields TEST International Development Studies
Categories Other
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The Kari Polanyi-Levitt Prize is CASID's (Canadian Association for the Study of International Development) annual graduate student essay contest. The Kari Polanyi-Levitt Prize is awarded annually to the best original essay by a graduate student in the area of international development studies. The prize includes $1000 cash, a travel grant (based on CASID criteria) to assist in travel to present the essay, and consideration of the essay in the regular editorial process of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies.

CASID Guidelines:
  • submitters must be, or become members of CASID (note: student memberships are $20/year for students from the Global North and $10/year for students from the Global South; please visit https://fedcan-association.ca/casid-acedi )
  • submitters must be Canadian graduate students or international students registered at a Canadian university
  • the student must be the sole author of the paper submitted
  • submissions will be considered for the CASID program unless the author advises they do not wish or are not able to participate in the conference
  • students are encouraged to present their paper in person

Winners will be announced during the 2013 Conference at the University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia
Value $1,000 cash plus travel grant to assist in travel to present essay
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Canadian universities
Deadlines April 5
Application Details Editorial Guidelines:
  • ensure that your article is no longer than 35 double-spaced pages
  • include a cover page stating the title of the article and author's name. Do not put identifying information on the rest of the article as the cover page is removed from the review process, which is anonymous
  • include an introduction, a conclusion, and a bibliography or list of references
  • print on one side of the paper only (letter size, 8.5 x 11) with a margin of at least 1-inch all around. If using A4 size paper, please leave a 2-inch margin at the bottom
  • double space and left align text (leaving a ragged right margin) throughout
  • language should be respectful of diversity and difference
  • check for grammar and spelling errors before submission

Essays not meeting the basic editorial guidelines may not be assessed by the Prize Committee. Detailed editorial guidelines will be provided on request, or can be viewed at http://www.casid-acedi.ca/node/857
Contact: Jonathan Langdon, PhD
2013 CASID Conference Program Chair
Assistant Professor of Development Studies
Development Studies Program
St. Francis Xavier University
Updated: March 27, 2013

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