United States Institute of Peace: Inviting Submissions for Peace Dissertation Prize

Deadline: 15 January 2018

The United States Institute of Peace, in conjunction with the International Studies Association (ISA), has announced the third annual Peace Dissertation Prize to be given for the best peace studies dissertation. The award honors an outstanding dissertation on the analysis of violent conflict, conflict resolution, peacemaking, or peacebuilding completed in a United States graduate program.

Prize Information

The annual prize, a $1000 cash award, will be announced and presented at the annual ISA meeting in San Francisco in April 2017. This award will be for dissertations accepted in the academic year 2016-2017.


  • To be considered for this prize a dissertation must be completed at a U.S. graduate institution and nominated by the head of the department in which the dissertation has been accepted.
  • Each department may nominate no more than one dissertation.

How to Apply

To apply, submissions should be sent at the address given on the website and must include:

  • Nomination letter from department head;
  • Prize candidate’s curriculum vitae (including contact information); and
  • Dissertation

For more information, please visit Peace Dissertation Prize.

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