Friday, May 1, 2009

Undergraduate Essay Contest

The Illinois Philosophical Association is proud to announce its fourth
Undergraduate Student Essay Contest
Essay Prize:
$100 will be awarded to the best philosophy paper by an undergraduate.
The student should be prepared to present the paper at the
Illinois Philosophical Association Conference being held at the
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
October 23-24, 2009

How to Send:
Submit your paper electronically in MSword, .rtf or .pdf format. Send
the paper as an attachment to Professor Grant Sterling of Eastern
Illinois University at:
Also send as an attachment a separate cover page with your name,
institution, and contact information. On this page and in your email
message to Prof. Sterling, indicate "Undergraduate Essay Contest."
Only electronic submissions will be considered.

Submission Deadline:  September 10, 2009

Submission requirements:

*       Papers in any area of philosophy are welcome.
*       Students submitting papers must be undergraduates attending a
university or college in Illinois.
*       By submitting a paper, the winner agrees to present her/his paper at
the 2009 Illinois Philosophical Association Conference in Urbana-
Champaign, IL, October 23-24, 2009.

Required Format for Student Submission:

*       All self-identifying references (including institution-identifying
references) should be removed from the paper itself.
*       The author's name, institution, and contact information should only
appear on a separate cover page and in the body of the email submitted
to Professor Grant Sterling.
*       The paper must not exceed 3000 words in length [not counting
bibliography and notes].
*       Include word count on cover sheet.
*       Title of the paper should appear on both the cover sheet and on the
paper itself.