First prize: $300
Second prize: $200
Deadline for submissions: May 1, 2020
Eligibility: Must be a current graduate student member of ACCUTE, and must have had the submitted paper accepted for presentation at the ACCUTE Conference at Congress.
Maximum length: 4,000 words (delivery as 20-minute conference paper).
Adjudication: Essays will be judged by three faculty members selected by the ACCUTE Board.
Criteria: The winner will be selected based on the originality and overall excellence of scholarship, the quality of writing (style, clarity, persuasiveness of argument), and the paper’s professionalism and suitability for conference presentation.
The winner will be announced at the ACCUTE Annual Celebration of Research at Congress. The name of the winner and the title of their paper will be featured on the ACCUTE website, in the ACCUTE newsletter and on social media.
To submit, please send a Word file of your conference paper (with a .doc or .docx extension) to: