Students in graduate programs are invited to submit their papers on any environmental topic for consideration in the student paper competition. Faculty members can also nominate student paper(s) for submission. Conference papers, term papers, journal manuscripts are eligible for submission while literature reviews and review essays are ineligible for entry. Please note that only one submission per student will be allowed and the paper should be entirely written by the student and not coauthored with any faculty member. The length of the paper should not exceed 15 pages including citations and references. The paper should follow the APA format. Each paper will be peer reviewed and judged for its focus, quality, methodology, importance, policy implications along with clarity in writing. The best written paper will be awarded a prize of $200 and the author will receive a certificate of recognition from SENRA at the 2017 ASPA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

The deadline for receiving papers is December 31, 2016. Papers should be submitted as an e-mail attachment. Please use MSWord (.doc) or PDF Format.

Please send papers or questions regarding this announcement to:
Sarmistha Rina Majumdar, Ph.D.
SENRA Chair
Associate Professor
MPA and eMPA Program
Department of Political Science
Texas Southern University,
Houston, Texas.
Email: smajumdr@gmail.com