The 2021 McJimsey Award Competition
ASIANetwork invites undergraduate students from member institutions to submit papers for the Marianna McJimsey Award, which recognizes undergraduate student research dealing with Asia.
The winner and one or two runners-up receive invitations and funding to present their work at the Annual Conference, and the winning paper is published in ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts.
Award (winner): $200 prize. Publication in ASIANetwork Exchange. Registration and two nights lodging for attendance at the 2021 ASIANetwork Annual Conference to present the research during the student poster session.
Award (runners-up): Registration and two nights lodging for attendance at the 2021 ASIANetwork Annual Conference to present the research during the student poster session.
Eligibility: Undergraduate students and 2020 graduates from colleges and universities with current membership in ASIANetwork.
Paper Topic: Papers may be on any topic from any academic discipline, but must focus on South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, or the Asian Diaspora.
Length: Between 3,000 and 5,000 words
Format: Papers should include two separate attachments:
- Cover page including paper title, student’s name, name of the faculty advisor(s), institution, and student’s contact information (mailing address, phone number, and e-mail)
- Paper itself, with no identifying information other than the title included on the individual pages. Failure to meet these conditions will render the submission ineligible for consideration. Only PDF formatted documents will be accepted.
Submission: One entry per student. Papers may be submitted by the author or by a faculty member acting on his/her behalf. No evaluative comments may be presented at the time of nomination.
Send submissions as an e-mail attachment in PDF format to email@example.com. You will receive an email response acknowledging your submission within 24 hours.
Deadline: January 15, 2021.
The prize honors the outstanding service of Marianna McJimsey, the first Executive Director of ASIANetwork and the first editor of ASIANetwork Exchange.