Student Writing Awards


We are excited to accept submissions for the 2024 Gendered Security Policy Essay. Applications are due Friday, May 31, 2024.

Gendered Security Policy Essay Award

This award aims to encourage and recognize an outstanding policy-focused essay addressing gendered dimensions of peace and conflict authored by a graduate student in the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area. Applicants must be currently enrolled in or have graduated from one of the Consortium Universities within the 2023-2024 academic year.

With the generous support of Mobilizing Men as Partners for Women, Peace and Security, led by Ambassador Donald Steinberg and in partnership with Our Secure Future.