Submit your thesis
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Submit your thesis

Have you recently written your Master’s thesis on a Latin American or Caribbean topic? Then send us your thesis before October 31, 2019, and you are in competition to win the NALACS Thesis Award and a €250 cash prize!


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

– Your thesis must be completed between September 1, 2018 and September 1, 2019.
– Your thesis must be 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.
– 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:

1. Scientific quality and originality
2. Writing style and structure of the thesis
3. Societal relevance


To enter the competition, please fill in this form and send a digital copy of your thesis to Lorena del Castillo <[email protected]> before October 31, 2019, mentioning ‘NALACS Thesis Award 2018-2019’.




The award will be presented at a special NALACS event in early 2020. For any remaining questions, please contact [email protected].