Student Prize for Emerging Theories of Climate Accountability

Post Date: 2/07/2023
Opportunity Type: Funding
Organization/Grantor: The Center for Climate Integrity and Law Students for Climate Accountability
Position/Title/Fund: Student Prize for Emerging Theories of Climate Accountability
Deadline: April 21, 2023
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Law and graduate students are eligible to win a $2,500 cash prize for original academic papers about climate accountability law.

The Center for Climate Integrity and Law Students for Climate Accountability are pleased to announce a call for submissions for the first-ever Student Prize for Emerging Theories of Climate Accountability, to be awarded to an original academic paper written by a current law or graduate student describing a new or emerging legal theory related to climate change and corporate accountability.

The winning paper, as decided by a panel of legal experts, will be awarded a $2,500 cash prize and published in a law journal to be announced. Three honorable mentions will also be awarded. The deadline for submissions is April 21, 2023.

How to Apply:

To enter, please submit your paper to no later than midnight Eastern Time on April 21, 2023.

Submissions must be accompanied by a cover letter verifying the author’s current law or graduate school enrollment, and authorizing publication on CCI’s website and in a legal publication to be determined by CCI and LSCA.

  • Papers should be between 2,500 and 4,500 words in length
  • Submission files should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document and the file should be titled “StudentPrize_[LAST NAME]_[TITLE]”
  • The text of the document should be in double-spaced Times New Roman 12-point font with 1-inch margins
  • Footnotes should be single-spaced 10-point Times New Roman font
  • Submissions must include a footer with the title and page number