Awards & Research Grants

                                         

2020 LSA Awards 

The Lagos Studies Association is accepting nominations for its 2020 Awards. Deadline is February 28, 2020.

 

  • Distinguished Scholar Award
  • Nominees do not have to be members of the LSA
  • Prospective awardees must be a senior academic who has “published research articles or/and academic books/monographs that helped shape new directions in Lagos, Nigerian, and African studies.”
  • Nomination should include a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae of the nominees and a 1000-word narrative clearly explaining why the recipients deserve the award
  • Both members and non-members of the LSA can submit nomination
  • The award comes with a beautiful plaque, a thunderous clap, and a standing ovation!
  • The award will be formally presented at the 5th Annual LSA Conference, June 25-27, 2020
  • Sample of previous nomination can be found here: https://lagosstudies.wcu.edu/?page_id=996
  • Deadline: February 28, 2020
  • Distinguished Personality Award
  • Nominees do not have to be members of the LSA
  • Prospective awardees must be a non-academic practitioner who has made “positive, visible, and major contributions to Lagos politics, society, or economy.”
  • Nomination should include a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae of the nominees and a 1000-word narrative clearly explaining why the recipients deserve the award
  • Both members and non-members of the LSA can submit nominations
  • The award comes with a beautiful plaque, a thunderous clap, and a standing ovation!
  • The award will be formally presented at the 5th Annual LSA Conference, June 25-27, 2020
  • Sample of previous nomination can be found here: https://lagosstudies.wcu.edu/?page_id=998
  • Deadline: February 28, 2020
  • Best Doctoral Thesis in Lagos Studies Award
  • Open to a doctoral thesis on Lagos completed in any university in the world and successfully defended in 2019
  • Nomination must include a 1000-word narrative on the significant contribution of the thesis to Lagos studies. It must also highlight methodological and theoretical innovation or uniqueness
  • The award will be formally presented at the 5th Annual LSA Conference, June 25-27, 2020
  • The award comes with a plaque
  • The LSA would guide the recipient of this award in revising her or his thesis into a publishable book or/and journal manuscripts
  • Nomination should be sent to: lagosstudiesassociation@gmail.com
  • Best Graduate Student Paper Presented at the Annual LSA Conference
  • This award goes to the best paper presented by a graduate student at LSA 2019
  • The award comes with a plaque
  • The award will be formally presented at the 5th Annual LSA Conference, June 25-27, 2020
  • Send full paper presented at the 2019 LSA Conference to:           lagosstudiesassociation@gmail.com
  • The LSA would guide the recipient of this award in revising her or his paper into a publishable journal manuscript