NALACS is the Netherlands Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Have you recently written your Master’s thesis on a Latin American or Caribbean topic? Then send us your thesis before October 1, 2014 and you are in competition to win the NALACS Thesis Award and a €250 cash prize!

To enter the competition and be eligible for the NALACS Thesis Award, the following conditions are required:

– Your thesis must be completed between September 1, 2013 and September 1, 2014
– Your thesis must be written at a Dutch university or other academic institution;
– Your thesis must be graded 8 or higher;
– Your thesis must be written in Dutch, English, Spanish or Portuguese;
– Your thesis must be on a Latin American or Caribbean topic, in any discipline or area of knowledge

Your thesis will be reviewed by a selected academic committee and assessed on the following criteria:

1. Scientific quality and originality
2. Writing style and structure of the thesis
3. Societal relevance

To enter the competition, please send three hard copies op your thesis before October 1, 2014 to:

Roetersstraat 33
1018 WB Amsterdam,
mentioning ‘NALACS Thesis Award 2013-2014’

The award will be presented at a special NALACS event in early 2015. For any remaining questions, please contact



Please follow and like us: