Humanitarian Communication Thesis Prize Call 2018
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Humanitarian Communication Thesis Prize Call 2018

IDleaks Thesis Prize 2018 – Extended deadline!

Have you recently written your Master’s thesis on the representation of the Global South while enrolled in a Dutch university or other academic institution? Then send us your thesis and you may receive the IDleaks Thesis Prize 2018 and a cash prize of €250!


To enter the competition and be eligible for the IDleaks Thesis Prize, a few conditions apply. Your thesis must:


  • have been completed between January 1st 2017 and April 1st 2018;
  • have been written at a university or other academic institution in the Netherlands;
  • have been graded 7,5 or higher;
  • be written in Dutch or English;
  • be about communication (in the broadest sense) on development issues and/or developing countries in the Global South, in any discipline or area of knowledge.


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


  • Academic quality and originality
  • Societal relevance and urgency
  • Writing style and structure of the thesis


To enter the competition, please fill in the registration form at and send a digital copy of your thesis (and a proof of your grade) to [email protected] by July 1, 2018 (mentioning ‘IDleaks Thesis Prize 2018’). In case the file is bigger than 10MB, please use WeTransfer or a similar file transfer site.




The award will be presented at a celebratory public IDleaks event somewhere in November 2018 in Amsterdam (date to be set). For any remaining questions, please contact [email protected]. And you can check the Facebook page of the event at for regular updates.