Committed to the promotion of good governance and the fight against corruption, and willing to raise the awareness of governments and citizens about the values of ethics, the non profit-making organization #StopCorruption creates a Prize awarded on a biennial basis in accordance with the following rules.
The Prize of the #StopCorruption association aims at rewarding scientific publications as well as academic works undertaken by students, providing an in-depth analysis of the state of corruption around the world, its perceptions and its impact on societies, or developing concrete proposals on good governance, ethics and exemplarity, transparency and compliance.
The scientific publications and academic works submitted to the #StopCorruption association may be written in French or English. The eligible disciplinary areas include Law, Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences (history, sociology, political science and philosophy peculiarly). Only contributions published or produced during the two civil years preceding the awards ceremony of the Prize, until the final deadline for submitting applications (from January 1st, 2017 to October 15th, 2019 at Midnight), are eligible. When they have not been published, the theses defended in the same years are eligible.
Eligible publications for the Prize of the #StopCorruption association include:
• published or unpublished theses;
• books, including a chapter published in a collective book covering one of the topics above-mentioned;
• research papers undertaken by students as part of the final year of their Master’s degree, covering one of the topics above-mentioned;
• peer-reviewed journals, including the publication of a special issue covering one of the topics above-mentioned;
• scientific articles published in international or national peer-reviewed journals.
The Prize of the #StopCorruption association will be awarded in two mentions:
- The first mention will reward scientific publications produced by teacher-researchers: books, including a chapter published in a collective book; peer-reviewed journals, including the publication of a special issue; scientific articles published in national orinternational peer-reviewed journals.
- The second mention will reward academic works undertaken by students, whether they are doctors (or doctoral students) or students in the final year of their Master’s degree: theses, published or unpublished; research papers.
The Prize is endowed with a total 12,000 (twelve thousand) euros, equally divided between the two categories presented above.
The Prize will be awarded at the end of 2019 by a jury composed of the members of the Board of the #StopCorruption association, the qualified personalities members of the Scientific Committee of the #StopCorruption and students from the partner universities of the #StopCorruption association.
The complete application package must be sent by October, 15th 2019 only by email to the following address: email@example.com (PDF only).