APSA-PSA International Partnerships Award  

Nominations for the 2024 APSA Awards have now closed.


The APSA-PSA International Partnerships Award honors political scientists engaged in collaborative and productive cross-national partnerships that make a significant contribution to the discipline in the areas of teaching, research, or civic engagement. The award carries a cash prize of £2,000, funded jointly by the American Political Science Association (APSA) & the Political Studies Association (PSA) of the United Kingdom.

We are looking for entries which demonstrate tangible benefits to the Political Studies discipline from a clear collaborative endeavor of two or more individuals and groups. Your entry should include a specific output:

  • Scholarly (e.g., a peer-reviewed and published journal article, special issue or text)
  • Pedagogic (e.g., a teaching resource, set of open-source teaching materials, guides or curricula content)
  • Policy-orientated (e.g., a policy paper, policy briefs or networking)
  • To benefit civil society (e.g., blog or vlogs, project-based initiatives, civic engagement).

The award will be judged by a joint APSA and PSA panel and will be awarded a cash prize of £2000.




  • Self-nominations are permitted.
  • Collaborative partnerships require a minimum of two individuals and must involve at least two scholars residing in two different countries.
  • Anyone applying for the award who is based at a UK higher education institution must be a member of either PSA or APSA. Anyone applying for the award from outside the UK does not need to be a member of either association.
  • Applicants, especially those for partnerships between countries other than USA-UK, are encouraged to spotlight existing connections or potential engagement with APSA and PSA members.
  • The collaborative partnership award is intended to recognize a significant single collaborative contribution achieved in 2022 or 2023 rather than the cumulative work of a career; scholars of all levels are eligible for the award, including those early or mid-career.
  • Interdisciplinary endeavors that draw on collaborations with other social scientists and/or colleagues in the arts and humanities are also welcome.
  • Collaborators are also encouraged to embed principles of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within their overall approach.


APSA-PSA International Partnerships Award Committee

Chair: Robin A. Kolodny
Temple University

Dr. Amelia Hadfield
University of Surrey

Professor Richard S. Katz
Johns Hopkins University


Donate now to APSA-PSA International Partnerships Award fund


Year Recipient Title
2022 Larisa Patlis, Free University of Moldova
Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, Rutgers University
The Global Classroom