Postgraduate essay prize

ISAANZ and the editors of AJIS wish to thank all entrants for the 2021 essay prize. This year no prize will be awarded.

The 2022 competition will open in September 2021.

The following prizes are awarded:

  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 rules are:

  • Entry is open to anyone enrolled in an MA or PhD between June 2021 and June 2022 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:

Contributors Guidelines

  • 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:  14h February 2022

For any queries please contact Assoc. Prof. Dianne Hall to whom essays should be submitted as email attachments.