Undergraduate Paper in Baltic Studies Award

The AABS Undergraduate Paper in Baltic Studies Award of $250 recognizes academic papers on Baltic Studies based on originality, scholarship, excellence in writing, and quality of engagement with the subject area.

Award: Two awards, $250 each.

In addition, the awardees will be invited to attend the AABS 2024 Conference at Yale and will each receive a travel grant of up to $1,000.


Application deadline

The deadline for the 2022–2023 awards is February 1, 2024.


  • Papers may be on any topic within the field of Baltic Studies (e.g., history, political science, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, religious studies, etc.);
  • Papers must be written in English;
  • Papers must be at least 1500 words in length;
  • Papers must be written as a class assignment in 2022 or 2023. Papers written prior to 2022 are not eligible.

Nomination process:
Faculty members at the college and university level are invited to nominate an undergraduate paper. To nominate, please fill out and submit the online nomination form.

Award notification:

Nominations will be evaluated by the AABS Undergraduate Paper Award Committee headed by Student Representative.

Two winners will be awarded a prize of $250 each. Honorable mentions may also be recognized.

The winners are announced at the Association’s biennial conference.


Past Reports:

Thinking of applying? Read reports from past winners here!

Questions? Please contact us at [email protected]

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