Special Paper Competitions
All submissions for the special paper competitions must follow the Annual Meeting paper submission guidelines and must include a completed Submission Form indicating for which competition they are submitting a paper.
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 of November 3, 2014. A 250 word abstract is also required. For questions, please contact the APPE Office at: 812-855-6450 or email@example.com.
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 2015 APPE Audiovisual Needs Form must be submitted by January 6, 2014. Please complete and submit the form, even if there are NO audiovisual needs.
Note: Any AV requests not given by the AV deadline of January 9, 2015 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 Meeting.)
In this section
Annual Meeting Registration TBA
- October 10 Author Book Submissions -
- October 17 Program Submissions (For everything but Book Submissions and Special Paper Competitions)
- November 3 Paper Competition Submissions
- November 28 End of Early Bird Registration
- December Notification of Program Presenters
- January 9 Deadline for Audio Visual Request Forms
- January 9 National Ethics Bowl Team Registration ends
- January 9 Publisher Ads deadline
- January 16 End of On-Time Registration
- January 28 Hotel Reservations deadline
- February 4 Meal Reservations with Payment deadline