Postgraduate Conference Paper Prize

The Postgraduate Conference Paper Prize is awarded to the student who submits the best paper to the annual APSA conference.  All elements of the administration of this prize are undertaken by the hosting university. The prize for this award is a cheque for $1000. 

Please direct any enquiries about this prize to the APSA National Office or Conference Host.  

If you would like to be considered for this award in 2019, please complete the nomination form by 13 September 2019. The winner is invited to attend the APSA annual dinner in the McClaren Value on Tuesday 24 September to receive the award.


Recent Winners:

2018: Prudence Brown, ‘We Can’t Live on a Piece of Paper – pragmatism and innovation in parks policy in the Northern Territory.’

2017: Jiye Kim, 'Disputed Waters, Contested Norms: China’s bargaining capability in the South China Sea disputes.'

2016: Trang Dand, ‘From ‘high watermark’ to low ebb? How Aboriginal rights debates in Australia have informed land reform policies in the Northern Territory.’

2015: Sean Barry, ‘Gillard’s clean energy future package - paradigm change minus valence equals failure

2014: Tu Phuong Nguyen, ‘Rethinking state-labour relations in Vietnam: New institutional dynamics in resolving labour disputes.’