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Kellogg Undergraduate Essay Contest on Migration

The Latin American Studies Program of the Kellogg Institute is sponsoring an undergraduate essay contest on the theme of migration,with cash prizes for winners and honorable mentions.

ImmigrationEssay Criteria

  • A formal essay addressing a topic related to migration in any regional, international, contemporary, or historical context. 

  • The essay may be a revision or expansion of a paper completed for a class or departmental requirement, part of an extended independent research project, or the outgrowth of a summer internship or service project.

  • All essays should be informed by scholarly research on the subject.

  • Students are strongly encouraged to work with a faculty member and to consult the readings on migration posted on the ND Forum website.

  • Essays should be typed, double spaced, and roughly 8-10 pages (maximum length of 2500 words).


Each application should include the following:

ImmigrantsCongratulations to our 2008 recipients

Allyson Brantley
"Current Immigrant Policy: In the Best Interests of the Child?"

Stuart Mora
"Immigrant Solidarity: Organized Labor as an Immigrant Power-Base"


Prof. Ted Beatty
Interim Director, Kellogg Institute for International Studies




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