NALACS, the Netherlands Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, promotes events and networking opportunities for students, researchers and professionals interested in Latin American and Caribbean studies working in the Netherlands.

NALACS promotes events and networking opportunities for students, researchers and professionals interested in Latin American and Caribbean studies working in the Netherlands.

Every year, NALACS awards the best Master thesis written in a Dutch institution about a Latin American or Caribbean topic.
If you have recently written your Master’s thesis on a Latin American or Caribbean topic while enrolled in a Dutch educational institution, send us your thesis before  and you may receive an award and a cash prize of  €250.

To enter the competition and be eligible for the NALACS Thesis Award, the following conditions apply:

• Your thesis must be completed between June 1, 2016 and September 1, 2017• Your thesis must have been written at a Dutch university or other academic institution;• Your thesis must be graded 8 or higher;• Your thesis must be written in Dutch, English or Spanish;• Your thesis must be on a Latin American or Caribbean topic, in any discipline or area of knowledge

Your thesis will be reviewed by a selected academic committee and assessed on the following criteria:

• Scientific quality and originality

• Writing style and structure of the thesis

• Societal relevance

To enter the competition, please fill in the form HERE and send a digital copy of your thesis to info@nalacs.nl before October 31, 2017 , mentioning ‘NALACS Thesis Award 2016-2017’.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: OCTOBER 31, 2017

The award will be presented at a celebratory public NALACS event on MARCH 23, 2018 in Amsterdam. For any remaining questions, please contact info@nalacs.nl

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