CES Award Regulation - 2019

CES Award Regulation - 2019
  1. The Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra biannually attributes the CES Award, designed to distinguish high-quality work, originally conducted in Portuguese, within the field of the Social Sciences and the Humanities.
  2. Citizens from any Portuguese-speaking country, up to the age of 35 at the closing date of the competition (March 22nd, 2019), may be deemed eligible to apply.
  3. The Award aims to acknowledge studies that, for their outstanding quality, contribute to the development of the Portuguese-speaking scientific communities.
  4. Attributed every-two-year, the Award has the monetary value of five thousand Euros.
  5. Applicants may submit doctoral thesis or works published between January 1st, 2017 and December 31st, 2018. This time period also applies to academic thesis, being the date of defense considered for the effect.
  6. The application procedure follows two moments:
    1. Applications must be received at the Centre for Social Studies by March 22nd, 2019, digitally submitted, if possible, to premioces@ces.uc.pt with a copy of the proposed work, curriculum vitae with the full identification of the applicant, as well as other elements that the applicant may consider pertinent.  The same deadline applies to applications received in paper, when the submission in digital format is not possible;
    2. A first selection of the applicants going to the next phase, will be made and communicated until April 26th, 2019;
    3. Second phase applicants are asked to submit six copies in paper of the pre-selected work to the Centre for Social Studies (Colégio de S. Jerónimo, P.O. Box number 3087, 3000-995 Coimbra, Portugal) until May 24th, 2019.
  7. The jury is presided by the Centre for Social Studies’ Director, and constituted by a group of renowned expert scientists within the Social Sciences and the Humanities, coming from Portuguese-speaking countries.
  8. The final decisions of the jury will be taken by absolute majority voting, with the Chairman having the quality vote.
  9. The Jury may decide not to attribute the Award, issuing a final decision without appeal.
  10. The Award may be attributed in ex-aequo.
  11. The jury’s final decision shall then be taken within 6 months after the application closing date.
  12. CES reserves the right to decide whether or not to publish the awarded studies.
  13. The awarded studies publication should make a mention to the Award attributed by CES.