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How to Apply for the Lamb Prize
DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS IS
FEBRUARY 17, 2023
Steps in Preparing and Submitting an Application:
- Check out the selection criteria.
- Revise your paper with the help of your Advisor or Mentor.
- Download the Application Form.
- Prepare a cover letter and obtain a support letter from your Advisor or Mentor.
- Submit your Application no later than close of business on the third Friday in February.
Innovation and Good Writing for the Lamb Prize
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What is an “Abstract?” Guidance for writing a good descriptive abstract. How to write an abstract.
Examples of winning Papers:
Example– Full Paper: A United States Sustainable Energy Transition Based Successful International Models
Example–Full Paper: Corporate Oregon: A Narrative Study of Measure 97
Example–Full Paper: “I Believe We are Lost:” The Worst Casualties of the Great War
Presenting the Prize-winning Paper at the WSSA
Knowledge with a Purpose
‘Have you been thinking that you might want to apply for the Lamb Prize? If so, there is good advice from past winners in a series of short videos. You can access the videos from the Past Recipients Page.
There is new advice and a unique perspective in the new video by the 2021 winner, Andrew Steinberg. He discusses his experience preparing his application for the Prize. Andrew also talks about how the Prize is a practical step in pursuing his deep interest in the deported veterans of the U.S. military.
There is more information about making application. You can find that information at:
Strategies for Lamb Prize Applications
“No Home for the Brave” — 2021 Winning Paper is Published
“No Home for the Brave: Understanding America’s Veteran Deportation System”
by Andrew Steinberg
Published by Negotiation Guidance Associates.
The paper is available using this link.
The 2021 Winner is Andrew Steinberg of Brown University
Andrew Steinberg of Brown University is the winner of the 2021 Bert & Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science. His winning paper, entitled “No Home for the Brave: Understanding America’s Veteran Deportation System,” discusses the complex legal system affecting the status of immigrant members and veterans of the U.S. military. The system, which has developed over several decades, prevents them from achieving citizenship, avoiding deportation, and accessing proper healthcare.Continue reading
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Honorable Mention Announced for the 2021 Lamb Prize
The 2021 Honorable Mention Award for the Lamb Prize has been presented to Andrew Hinckley of Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Mr. Hinckley’s award-winning paper is entitled “Ending Partisan Gerrymandering.” His application was sponsored by Professor Richard Holtzman, who wrote, “Andrew is an excellent writer and critical, analytical thinker.”Continue reading
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The Winner of the 2020 Lamb Prize is Sandra Carrillo Rodriguez
Sandra Carrillo Rodriguez of Idaho State University has won the 2020 Bert & Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science. She becomes the sixth recipient of the Prize. Her winning paper seeks to understand how perceived discrimination and partisanship influences Latina/o/x linked fate. “Linked fate” refers to the belief that individual fates are connected to those of someone’s racial or ethnic group. Continue reading
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And the 2019 Winner Is: Paul F. Weisser of Saint Vincent College
Paul F. Weisser of St. Vincent College Has Been Selected for the 2019 Prize
The Lamb Prize is pleased to announce Paul F. Weisser as its winner for 2019. Mr. Weisser, a junior majoring in Politics at Saint Vincent College, is the fifth undergraduate to win the Bert & Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science. Continue reading
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Zachariah Levitan wins the 2018 Bert & Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science
Zachariah A. Levitan of Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, SUNY has been awarded the 2018 Lamb Prize, becoming the fourth undergraduate to win this coveted award. The prize, worth $1,000, plus travel expenses and a one-year membership in the Western Social Science Association (WSSA) marks a career milestone for Mr. Levitan. The paper has been published by Negotiation Guidance Associates and may be found at “Levitan Paper.“
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Honorable Mention Recognized in 2018
Honorable Mention Awards Have Been Presented to:
Joshua Lindell, Colorado State University for his submission entitled “Carbon Tax.” 2018
Anthony Taylor, Colorado State University for his submission entitled “Diffusion of Renewable Energy Technology in Contemporary Society.” 2018 Continue reading
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