Enter the Habinteg 2020 prize

The Habinteg 2020 Prize competition is open to both academic and non-academic entries. Disabled people are particularly encouraged to enter, as well as students of subjects such as disability studies, architecture or inclusive design.

All entries must be submitted by midnight on Monday 27 April 2020. 

You can download the entry pack here. 

If you have any questions about the competition please email prize@habinteg.org.uk 

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Competition Rules

  1. Can I include images and diagrams?

    Essays may include illustrations, photographs or other illustrative content – any non-original visual material should be properly referenced

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  2. Do I have to include academic references?

    All quoted and non-original material must be properly referenced.

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  3. How long should the essay be?

    Essays should be 2000-2200 words long and need to be written in English.

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  4. What format is required?

    Essays should be submitted in either Word or PDF format. They should be clearly presented using either Arial or Calibri font at a minimum of 11pt size and with a minimum 2pt line spacing

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  5. Who can enter?

    The competition is open to:

    • individuals with a lived experience of disability
    • students of disciplines associated with access and the built environment, including but not limited to disability studies, occupational therapy, inclusive design, architecture
    •  recent graduates or professionals in their first two years of work in an access related role

    Employees of Habinteg and associates of Centre for Accessible Environments may not enter the competition

     

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Competition Shortlisting

  1. When will I know if I’ve made the shortlist?

    Entrants progressing to the final judging panel stage will be informed by 20 May 2020

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  2. Will there be a shortlist?

    Yes. There are two phases of judging, the shortlisting and final judging.

    Phase 1 – Shortlisting

    The panel will:

    - assess each entry against the competition rules of entry
    - evaluate how well each entry addresses the key judging criteria
    - make plagiarism checks

    Phase 2 – Final judging

    The judges will:

    - evaluate the shortlisted essays for originality, evidence base and quality of argument~
    - decide on the winner and the runner up

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Key competition dates

  1. What is the deadline?

    Entries must be submitted by Monday 27 April 2020.

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  2. When do entries open?

    Entries open on Monday 13 January. 

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  3. When will I know if I’ve made the shortlist?

    Entrants progressing to the final judging panel stage will be informed by 20 May 2020

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  4. When will the winner be announced?

    The winner will be announced at a reception in the Palace of Westminster in June 2020. The date will be confirmed with shortlisted entrants nearer to the time. 

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Total results: 12