VSSA 2019 Student Paper Awards Submission Form
The Virginia Social Science Association (VSSA) encourages graduate and undergraduate students to submit scholarly papers for the “Best Paper” competitions; Best Undergraduate Paper or Best Graduate Paper. Papers will be considered for an award only if the paper proposal is accepted for the program.

Faculty endorsement is also required for award consideration.

The winner of the graduate award will receive $500 and the undergraduate award winner will receive $250. Winners will be announced publicly at the annual meeting and winners will receive their awards at the annual meeting luncheon. The winner must be present to receive award.

The requirements for consideration of full papers for student paper awards are:

(1.) Maximum length (text and notes): 25 standard double-spaced pages.

(2.) Submissions for a prize must be endorsed by a faculty member. See instructions, below.

(3.) Student submissions must be accompanied by a cover page that supplies all the following information: Name of author, title of paper; college/university, graduate or undergraduate, year in school, major, phone, email, mailing address; name and contact information of the faculty member endorsing the paper.

(4.) Completed student papers must be submitted through this form by March 4, 2019.

(5.) The winner must be present at the VSSA Conference on April 13, 2019 to receive the award.

You will receive an automatic confirmation once your submission has been successfully submitted. If you have any questions, contact virginiasocialscience@gmail.com.

Email address *
Upload your cover letter here. See item #3, above, for the information that must be included in the cover letter. This must be in the form of a PDF file. *
Upload your faculty endorsement here. (This is item #2, above). This endorsement must be in the form of a signed letter on official letterhead, scanned into a PDF document. *
Upload your paper here. (This is item #1, above). This must be in the form of a PDF file. *
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Thank you for submitting your scholarly paper for the Student Paper Award!
Make sure that you have also submitted the Call for Proposals form (located at https://goo.gl/forms/V5PYfxrWgHSu9s823) for the Conference.

Also, make sure that you REGISTER for the conference by visiting our website: http://virginiasocialscience.org/conference-registration/

We look forward to seeing you on April 13, 2019 at the VSSA conference at Longwood University!

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