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Submissions are invited for the 2018 AILACT Essay Prize in informal logic/critical thinking/argumentation theory. This will be the 14th year in which the prize ($500 U.S.) has been offered. Submissions are due by September 1, 2018. For details, see below. The details are also available at: https://ailact.wordpress.com and in the attached flyer.

Eligibility Requirements

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From the Mellon/ALCS Fellowship homepage:

ACLS invites applications for the seventh annual competition for the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships, which support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing. The program encourages timely completion of the Ph.D. Applicants must be prepared to complete their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure and no later than August 31, 2014. A grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports this program.

The deadline is October 24 for fellowships lasting one year, from Summer 2013 to Summer 2014. Political philosophers and others who work in political theory are particularly encouraged to apply.

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The Association for Informal Logic and Critical Thinking invites submissions the 2012 AILACT Essay Prize.  Value: $300 U.S. The prize-winning paper will be published in Informal Logic, contingent upon meeting the conditions specified in the prize’s notice, available at http://ailact.mcmaster.ca/. Papers related to the teaching or theory of informal logic or critical thinking, and papers on argumentation theory, will be considered for the prize. Authors need not be members of AILACT. Previously unpublished papers, and papers published or accepted for publication between January 1, 2009 and October 31, 2012, are eligible.  Maximum length: 6,000 words. Please send the paper ready for blind-reviewing. The deadline for receipt of submissions now is October 31, 2011.  For further questions, contact Susana Nuccetelli at sinuccetelli@stcloudstate.edu.

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Knowing that the process of intellectual development begins long before publication, The American Dialectic Charitable Trust provides opportunities for promising individuals whose efforts and contributions might otherwise go unaided or unrecognized.  The Annual Dissertation Contest provides visibility and support for promising new scholars in philosophy and related fields, promoting individuals who continually develop themselves intellectually in such a way that the greater community of thinkers is also served.

The American Dialectic Dissertation Contest is open to all current and recent graduates.  The author of the winning essay will receive $500 and the winning essay will be published in American Dialectic the following term.  Materials are accepted on a rolling basis, but all finalized materials must be recieved no later than October 1st.  For eligibility requirements and contest instructions, please visit:  www.AmericanDialectic.org/Dissertation/

American Dialectic is currently accepting submissions in all areas of philosophy.  If you would like to learn more about  how to submit an article or response to American Dialectic, please visit our submission guidelines page.

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