Postgraduate essay prize

ISAANZ and the editors of AJIS are happy to announce that the 2021 ISAANZ postgraduate essay competition is now open.

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 2020 and June 2021 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:  15th February 2021

For any queries please contact Assoc. Prof. Dianne Hall to whom essays should be submitted as email attachments. A 2021 entry form must accompany submissions.