International Affairs Forum Student Award Competition Fall 2019 – Deadline November 24

International Affairs Forum announces its Student Award Competition for Fall 2019. Topics for the competition are Disinformation/Misinformation and Education.  Write your essay on either topic. Awards: Winning submissions will be published in our next issue of International Affairs Forum. See our last issue here. Deadline: November 24 2019, 11:59 pm EST Guidelines: Submissions should be approximately 700 to 1000 words. Entrants must currently be enrolled in college. Include a separate bibliography and footnotes, where applicable, for your piece. Articles/papers should offer an interesting point-of-view based upon well-researched and documented data and analysis of that data.…

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The Economist Open Future Essay Contest

THE ECONOMIST’s Open Future initiative was begun last year to make the case for political, economic and social freedoms at a time when these values are under assault. As part of the initiative they are holding an essay contest. It is open to people between 16 and 25 years old. Essays should be no longer than 1,000 words. The deadline for submissions is July 31st 2019. The winning essay will be published on The Economist‘s Open Future website and the winner will be invited to attend one of the three Open…

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“Bobby R. Inman Award” for Student Scholarship on Intelligence and National Security

Overview: The Inman Award competition is designed to recognize outstanding research and writing by students at the undergraduate or graduate levels on topics related to intelligence and national security. There is no prescribed topic, format, or length for papers submitted. It is presumed that most papers will have been prepared to satisfy a course or degree requirement of the author’s academic program. Co-authored and “team project” papers will be accepted. About: The Bobby R. Inman award recognizes more than six decades of distinguished public service by Bobby R. Inman, Admiral,…

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2020 IAEA International Essay Competition on Nuclear Security

Students and professionals below the age of 35 can now submit entries to the IAEA’s 2020 International Essay Competition on Nuclear Security for Students and Early Career Professionals in cooperation with the International Nuclear Security Education Network (INSEN). The essays can be submitted in any of the official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish). Please refer to the Announcement for details. Competition Rules Submission deadline: Friday, 6 September 2019, at 11:59 p.m., Vienna Time (CET) • Length: Up to 1,000 words • Format: Word document, submission by…

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STRATCOMM Deterrence symposium 2019

The USSTRATCOM Deterrence Symposium will be held at the La Vista Conference Center in Omaha, NE, 31 July-1 August 2019. This event provides an excellent opportunity to engage deterrence experts from government, academia, industry, and international participants. As in previous years, we anticipate over 700 U.S. and international participants. As part of the Deterrence Symposium, there are two opportunities you may submit to: – General Larry D. Welch Writing Award (submission due date extended to 21 May 2019) – Poster Presentation (submission date 21 June 2019) Information papers for both…

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2019 Accomplishments Survey — We Have A Winner!

Congratulations to Taylor Reitano (Junior, IAML) for being selected as the winner of the gift card for completing the 2019 Accomplishments Survey! This year, the prize was a $50 Gift Card from American Express. Thank you Taylor, for completing the survey. Your participation is essential to collecting data to develop better programming for our students. Sincerely, The Sam Nunn School of International Affiars Academic Services

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Global Undergraduate Awards 2019 Programme

The Global Undergraduate Awards is the world’s largest academic awards programme which recognises top undergraduate work, shares this work with a global audience, and connects students across cultures and disciplines. Students submit their work for free online and it is judged by a panel of international judges, consisting of leading academic experts and industry leaders. Why should you submit to the Global Undergraduate Awards? – Earn international recognition for academic coursework that you have already completed. – Win a FREE trip to Dublin to attend the UA Global Summit. – Get your work published in The…

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Call for Abstracts: Carnegie Council 2019

Call for Abstracts: Carnegie Council 2019 Fifth Student Research Conference on International Affairs This conference will be held at Carnegie Council’s New York City headquarters on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 12:00-3:00pm. Presentations will be 10 minutes long and should make an argument about international affairs and its ethical implications and can be based on research students are currently conducting. Topics can include human rights, media, international law, justice, accountability, democracy, sustainability, transparency, etc. There are a limited number of presentation slots available. We ask that all interested candidates submit an abstract…

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Essay Contest: ‘Are the US and China on a path to conflict?’

Are the United States and China on a path to conflict? The John Quincy Adams Society and The National Interest are pleased to announce their 2019 essay contest for college students. The winner will be published in The National Interest, will receive $1,000, and will have a seat at the Society’s 2019 student leadership conference in Washington, D.C. Several runners up and honorable mentions will also be recognized. Essays are due by the end of the day on Sunday, March 24, 2019, and must be between 900 and 1200 words in length. Full…

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The Geneva Challenge 2019 – Challenges of Global Health

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is pleased to announce the 2019 edition of the Geneva Challenge  – Advancing Development Goals International Contest for Graduate Students. This year, students are invited to develop analysis-based proposals on “The Challenges of Global Health”. The 2019 edition of the Geneva Challenge is a project funded by Swiss Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and was supported by the late Kofi Annan, as high-patron of the contest. The Geneva Challenge aims to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among master students on advancing human development within the scope of…

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