ISAANZ Postgraduate essay prize 2019

ISAANZ Postgraduate Essay Prize in Irish Studies

The editors of the Australasian Journal of Irish Studies and the Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand are delighted to announce the 2019 ISAANZ Irish Studies Postgraduate Essay prize.

The Prize:

1. Publication of the winning essay in Australasian Journal of Irish Studies, subject to normal academic refereeing
2. A cash prize of AUD$300
3. A year’s membership of Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand.


  • Entry is open to anyone enrolled in an MA or PhD between June 2018 and June 2019 at any tertiary institution.
  • Essays on any aspect of Irish Studies will be considered.
  • When submitted entries must be accompanied by the Entry Form.
  • To be considered, essays must comply with the Australasian Journal of Irish Studies style guide:

  • Essays must be 6000-8000 words in length (including endnotes).
  • Essays entered for the prize and thus for publication in AJIS must NOT be submitted for publication elsewhere until AFTER judging is completed.
  • The Editors’ decision is final.

Due Date:  EXTENDED TO 13th MARCH 2019

For any queries please contact Dr Dianne Hall <> to whom essays should be submitted as email attachments. The entry form must accompany submission.2019 ISAANZ Essay prize entry form