Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Kentucky Philosophical Association: 2011 KPA STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST

Kentucky Philosophical Association
$100 PRIZE

Eligibility: Contest open to any undergraduate student who attends a college or university in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Only one essay may be submitted by each entrant.

Topic: The essay may be on any topic within the field of philosophy. Regardless of the topic, it should exhibit an appropriate degree of sophistication becoming of an advanced undergraduate student in philosophy.

Submission: The essay should be no longer than 3,000 words, suitable for reading aloud, and prepared for blind review. Include the following information as a cover page in a separate file:
1) Title of paper.
2) 150-word abstract.
3) Author’s name.
4) Author’s institutional affiliation.
5) Author’s email address.

Please send submissions by email to Bob Sandmeyer at bob.sandmeyer@uky.edu, with ‘KPA STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST’ appearing in the subject line.

Deadline: March 21, 2011.

Awards: First Place Winner will receive $100 and read the essay at the KPA Spring 2011 Meeting, to be held on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at the University of Kentucky. Runner-Up will receive a letter of recognition from the Kentucky Philosophical Association.

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