Austrian Scholars Conference

February 26-27, 2016

Grove City College will host the Austrian Student Scholars Conference, Feb. 26-27, 2016. Open to undergraduates and graduate students in any academic discipline, the ASSC will bring together students from colleges and universities across the country to present their own research papers written in the tradition of the great Austrian School intellectuals such as Ludwig von Mises, F.A. Hayek, Murray Rothbard, and Hans Sennholz. Accepted papers will be presented in a regular conference format (view the schedule HERE) to an audience of students and faculty. Keynote lectures will be delivered by Drs. Mark Thornton and Lucas Engelhardt.

Cash prizes of $1,500, $1,000 and $500 will be awarded for the top three papers, respectively, as judged by a select panel of Grove City College faculty. Hotel accommodations will be provided to all students who travel to the ASSC to present their papers.

Limited stipends are available for travel expenses. Students should submit their proposals to present a paper to the director of the conference ( by Jan. 15. To be eligible for the cash prizes, finished papers should be submitted to the director by Feb. 1.

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