Call for Theses: Master's Award in Development Studies 2022

April 11, 2022

UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research (FSDR) seek exceptional Master’s level theses from UniPID member universities to be awarded. Read the call and send your thesis!

UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research (FSDR) seek exceptional Master’s level theses from UniPID member universities to be awarded.

The Master’s Award in Development studies 2022 will be presented in conjunction with FSDR’s annual Development Days Conference held in February 2023. The prize for the winning thesis is 1,000 euros. There will also be honorable mentions for exceptionally meriting work.

The Master’s Award in Development Studies eligibility criteria are the following:

  • The thesis has been approved during the period 1.8.2021-31.7.2022 at a UniPID member university, as a Master’s level thesis included in a degree. The language of the thesis is Finnish, Swedish, or English.
  • The grade is eximia cum laude approbator or higher, or at least 4 if the work has been graded on a scale of 1-5.
  • This is a multidisciplinary competition and the disciplines are not limited in advance. The work should, however, employ one of the following global development research frameworks: development studies, developing country research, international development, or Global South research.

See the full call here!

How to participate?
All submissions should be submitted via the specific form for Master’s Award 2022 application on the UniPID website: https://www.unipid.fi/unipid-calls/masters-award-2022/
The deadline for the submissions is 7 August 2022 at 23:59 at the latest. The thesis can be submitted by the Supervisor, ensuring the consent of the author, or by the author. Detailed submission instructions are included in the call text.

More information about past winners is available here.

For further information, please contact Meeri Tiensuu ().