The 2010 ISA Undergraduate Essay Prize Competition

The Institute for the Study of the Americas is inviting entries for its United States Studies Essay Prizes on one of the following topics:

  1. What does the battle to enact healthcare reform signify about the state of politics in Obama’s America?
  2. Has Barack Obama transformed America’s standing in the world, or is he ‘Bush lite’?

To be eligible, an entrant must be an undergraduate student in any discipline in the UK or equivalent if overseas. There is no nationality or residency requirement associated with the prizes. Entries should be no more than 1,000 words, or four sides of A4 using double-spaced text. The entry deadline is Monday, 14 June 2010.

See more details about how to enter, including the entry form, visit the website
The Prizes will be awarded at an ISA event in early July to mark the anniversary of American independence. The winner will receive a monetary prize of £250, £150 or £100, as well as publication of their essay in the online newsletter of the School of Advanced Study.

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