Awards & Research Grants

                                            

                                                             Call for Nominations: LSA Awards, 2019

 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 4th Annual LSA Conference, June 27-29, 2019
  • Samples of previous nomination can be found here: https://lagosstudies.wcu.edu/?page_id=450
  • Deadline: January 15, 2019

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 4th Annual LSA Conference, June 27-29, 2019
  • Sample of previous nomination can be found here: https://lagosstudies.wcu.edu/?page_id=729
  • Deadline: January 15, 2019

Best Doctoral Thesis in Lagos Studies Award

  • Open to a doctoral thesis on Lagos completed in any university in the world
  • 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 4th Annual LSA Conference, June 27-29, 2019
  • The award comes with a plaque and N50,000 ($150.00)
  • The LSA would guide the recipient of this award in revising her or his thesis into a publishable book or/and journal manuscripts

Best Graduate Student Paper Presented at the Annual LSA Conference

  • This award goes to the best paper presented at the annual LSA by a graduate student registered in any university in the world
  • The award comes with a plaque and N50,000 ($150.00)
  • The award will be formally presented at the 4th Annual LSA Conference, June 27-29, 2019
  • Send full paper presented at the 2018 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
  • Self-nomination is allowed
  • Deadline: January 15, 2019