a8ba78cc252cff3dcf698c45abb08020ICPSR is now accepting applications for two 2017 competitions (ICPSR Undergraduate and ICPSR Master’s) for papers on any topic using data from the ICPSR General Archive or Thematic Collections.

Awards: $1,000 for first place, $750 for second place. There are separate undergraduate and master’s prizes for this competition.


  • Entrants must be current master’s or undergraduate students, or recent graduates who graduated on or after April 1, 2016. (Students who graduated before April 1, 2016, are not eligible.)
  • Entrants must be from ICPSR member institutions.
  • Entrants may be from the US or outside the US.


Learn more here about entry requirements.