Call for Theses: Master's Award in Development Studies 2019

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development – UniPID and the Finnish Society for Development Research (FSDR) jointly seek exceptional Master’s level theses from UniPID universities (including the University of Oulu) to be awarded.

The Master’s Award in Development Studies 2019 will be presented in conjunction with FSDR’s Development Day Seminar 2020. The prize sum is 1,000 euros. There will also be two honorable mentions for exceptionally meriting works.

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

  • The thesis has been approved during the period 1.8.2018-31.7.2019 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 at least magna cum laude 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 development research frameworks: development studies, developing country research, international development, or the Global South research.

Submission deadline is 31 August 2019 at 16.00.

More information from UniPID website

Last updated: 5.8.2019