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Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group (GCYFRG)

This year, the Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group (GCYFRG) are offering three prizes, part-sponsored by Taylor & Francis for innovative and high quality undergraduate dissertations on any issue related to the geographies of children, youth and families. The first prize is £100 from Taylor & Francis, and a one-year subscription to Children’s Geographies; the second prize is £100 from Taylor & Francis; and the third prize is £50 from GCYFRG.

The dissertations should be approximately 8,000-10,000 words in length and should be accompanied by moderated institutional marks, illustrative feedback, and reasons for nomination.

Please send the following via email or link (i.e. Dropbox) to: samantha.wilkinson@mmu.ac.uk

1.      a PDF file of the dissertation;

2.     supporting statement (including final mark, feedback, and reasons for nomination); and

3.     an email address for the student that will be live after September 2024 (e.g. a personal email address where institutional addresses expire following graduation).

Further details available here

The competition is open to any dissertations produced during the 2023/24 academic year by students enrolled on an undergraduate degree programme at a UK University. Submissions are open to all UK geography departments as well as interdisciplinary degree programmes where the student has engaged with the geographies of children, youth and families literature.  Please note a department may not submit more than one entry.

Deadline: 12 July 2024.