IPS Announces Prize for Best Student Paper on Baltimore
The Institute for Policy Studies invites applications
for the 2004 Abell Foundation Award in Urban Policy. The
$5,000 cash award is given annually to the Johns Hopkins
student who writes the most compelling paper on a pressing
problem facing the city of Baltimore. The winner will be
selected by a panel of judges comprising opinion leaders
from the Baltimore business and nonprofit communities and
The contest is open to all full-time students in any
degree-granting program of Johns Hopkins.
The deadline for submitting a paper is Jan. 16, 2004.
For more information, including guidelines for submissions,
contact Sandra Newman, IPS director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or
410-516-4614 or go to
The award is sponsored by the Abell Foundation and
IPS. The contest is intended to encourage fresh thinking
about the challenges facing Baltimore and provide an
incentive for promising students interested in urban
problems to come to Baltimore and focus their talents on
the city's problems, both during their Hopkins career and
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