Thursday, 2 September 2010

FWSA student essay prize - deadline 1 November

To encourage a new generation of feminist scholars, the FWSA sponsors an annual student essay competition for work which is innovative, interdisciplinary and grounded in feminist theory and practice. The top six entries of each year are published in theJournal of International Women’s Studies and the winner will also receive free FWSA membership for one year.  Students at any stage of their studies at a British or Irish university are encouraged to submit previously unpublished work. Entries should be 5,000 to 7,000 words (including footnotes, excluding bibliography) and must be submitted electronically, including a completed competition coversheet. Please note that entries without this coversheet will not be considered. The deadline for this competition is   1st November of each year.

Please note that you must be an FWSA member in order to submit your entry. For detailed entry requirements, guidelines, the competition coversheet, and joining options please visit our website at

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