Apply: Doreen and Jim McElvany Nonproliferation Challenge

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Proliferation?

ESSAY CONTEST

NPR Doreen and Jim McElvany Nonproliferation Challenge

The James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) and its journal, the Nonproliferation Review, want to spur new thinking, specific recommendations, and policy initiatives in the nonproliferation and disarmament field. We’ll publish the most outstanding new ideas and proposals and award a grand prize of $5,000, a $3,000 runner’s-up prize, and a $1,000 honorable mention prize.

This year’s contest is open to those enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program, or who have received their graduate or PhD degree no more than five years prior to the contest deadline. Authors who submit an article for consideration in the Review between July 10 through November 6, 2017, will be automatically entered to win.

Submissions must adhere to the Nonproliferation Review style guide, including citation style and maximum word count (10,000 words). Submissions must be sent to Managing Editor Rhianna Tyson Kreger no later than 11:59 AM PST on November 6, 2017, and must include the author’s name, institutional affiliation (if any), date of receipt of most recent degree or expected graduation date, email address, and telephone number. Entries that do not conform to these rules will be returned.

Decisions on the winners will be announced on December 11, 2017.

For more information, contact Managing Editor Rhianna Tyson Kreger.

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