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 prize is £200 and a year’s membership. The top six entries of each year are published in the Journal of International Women’s Studies. Students at any stage of their studies at a British or Irish university are encouraged to submit previously unpublished work. To download the promotional poster click here.
• Between 4000-8000 words, including footnotes but excluding bibliography.
• Electronic submission to firstname.lastname@example.org, with cover sheet click here to download.
• The essay must be submitted as a single MS Word document attachment, including bibliography and cover sheet. Failure to incorporate the cover sheet will render disqualification.
• Include details of programme of study and contact details (postal and e-mail) through until December 2008.
The deadline for the 2007 competition is 1 November 2007.
2006 Competition Results
The winner of the 2006 competition is Sarah Parker.
The shortlist for 2006 (in alphabetical order)
Zoe Brigley, Emily Marchese, Cera Murtagh, Lucia Pietroiusti and Sofia Sanchez.
For further details of the results click here