All submissions for the special paper competitions must follow the Annual Conference paper submission guidelines and must be submitted through the APPE EasyChair submission site.
Registration will be waived for all Graduate and Undergraduate Award Winners.
For more information on submission, see Submission Instructions.
Please note: All entries for Award Categories require the full paper to be submitted by the award submission deadline which will be announced soon.
The additional items listed for submissions on the Guidelines page (400 minimum to 500 maximum word blind abstract and summary paragraph) are required by a date to be announced soon. Please, include keywords and bibliography (not to be included in word count.)
All submissions for Awards must first be reviewed and accepted for presentation at the conference. Only submissions accepted for presentation will then be reviewed for an award.
For questions, please contact the APPE Office at: 765-658-5015 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All award winners are invited to present at the upcoming APPE International Conference.
Best Formal Paper by Early Career Scholar – $500 prize
The Association is pleased to announce a competition for the best paper submitted by an Early Career Scholar, in practical or professional Ethics (An Early Career Scholar is defined as one who has received a Ph.D. or other terminal degree within the last eight years.) Up to three awards may be made in this category.
Karen M.T. Muskavitch Award for Graduate Work in Practical Ethics – $500 Prize
The Association is pleased to announce a competition for the best paper submitted by a graduate student. Preference will be given to papers which focus on topics in research ethics, or innovative and effective approaches for teaching and engaging students in research ethics. Award winners also receive free registration to the Annual Meeting.
Best Formal Paper by a Graduate Student – $500 Prize
The Association is pleased to announce a competition for the best paper submitted by a graduate student in practical or professional ethics. Award winners also receive free registration to the Annual Meeting.
A select number of submissions in the above competitions will be considered for publication in the International Journal of Applied Philosophy.
Best Formal Papers on Pre-College Ethics – First Prize $750, Second Prize $500
The Association, with support of the Squire Family Foundation, sponsors a competition to advance the work of those interested in pre-college ethics. The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics will present an award for the top two papers submitted on innovative and effective approaches to teaching pre-college ethics or involving pre-college students in ethics education. .
Undergraduate Formal Paper Competition – Free Registration
The Association is pleased to invite undergraduate students to submit papers on any topic in practical and professional ethics. Award winners will receive a certificate and free registration to the Annual Meeting and be invited to share their presentation as a Poster in one of the Annual Conference Poster Sessions, if desired.
Once accepted, an 2018 APPE Audiovisual Needs Form must be submitted by a date to be announced soon. Please complete and submit the form, even if there are NO audiovisual needs.
Note: Any AV requests not given by the AV deadline of a date to be announced soon cannot be guaranteed. AV forms must be turned in prior to the deadline to secure the desired equipment. Changes/additions will not be accepted after the deadline nor on site (at the Annual Conference.)