The Alvin Plantinga Prize is funded through the generosity of the Bossenbroek Family Foundation. This prize recognizes original essays that engage philosophical issues about or in substantial ways related to theism.
Amount: One prize of $10,000 and up to two honorable mention prizes of $5,000 each
Next Award: 2021
Next Deadline: March 30, 2021
The winner(s) of the award will be presented with their prize check during the annual prize reception at an APA divisional meeting.
Eligibility and Criteria
Authors must be members of the APA. If an essay is co-authored, all authors must be APA members to be eligible for this prize.
This prize is for original essays that engage philosophical issues about or in substantial ways related to theism. We invite submissions of unpublished works and works published in the prior calendar year. Submissions must be in English, within the range of 6,000–10,000 words. Submissions will be assessed according to canons of excellence for which Alvin Plantinga is eminent: clarity, rigor, and originality.
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Details on the APA site here