It seeks to provide an opportunity for undergraduate students internationally to consider and write about issues related to conflict and its resolution.
$500 each to the three authors whose essays are selected by the judges.
Full-time undergraduate students worldwide from any field of study.
We know that psychological and social well-being are tied in significant ways to our sense of belonging, and that a key part of our identity is based on the groups to which we belong - our family, our community, our nation, our ethnic group, etc.
We also see how our national, ethnic, or religious identities can be the source of much destructive conflict.
How can we reconcile this dilemma? How do we encourage the positive elements of group identity and, at the same time, avoid the perils of identity affiliations?
Footnotes should be single-spaced. Footnotes do not count towards the 2500-word limit. All margins should be 1" (approximately 2.5 cm) each.
academic email address
phone number and email address of someone we may contact at the university (Faculty member, Department Chair, or registrar) to verify that the author is enrolled as a full-time student.
Application Deadline;Dec. 15th,
For more information and application, visit: Conflict Studies Essay Contest Website