PSAI offer a range of prizes:
An annual award to recognise the best PhD thesis (produced in an Irish university) in any field of politics.
An annual prize for the best book published in political science by a member of the Political Studies Association of Ireland.
An award to recognise those political scientists whose disciplinary teaching incites intellectual curiosity in students, inspires departmental colleagues, integrates research and learning and increases student awareness of the significant relationships between politics as theory and politics as practice.
A prize awarded for the best paper presented at the previous PSAI Annual Conference.