Student Essay Contest

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Essay Contest

Showcase your ideas on public policy and the role of markets by entering our essay competition. $9,000 in cash prizes will be awarded this year, and $3,000 of this is designated just for high school students. Winning essays may be published in Fraser Institute journals and authors will have the opportunity to experience the peer review process.

 

Categories and Prizes:

High SchoolUndergraduateGraduate
1st Prize: $1,5001st Prize: $1,5001st Prize: $1,500
2nd Prize: $1,0002nd Prize: $1,0002nd Prize: $1,000
3rd Prize: $5003rd Prize: $5003rd Prize: $500

 

2016 Topic: Small change – Big impact: Improving quality of life one policy change at a time

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 20, 2016.

Winning essays will be announced in the fall of 2016, and may appear in the winter 2017 issue of the Canadian Student Review. To subscribe to CSR or to read articles online go to: www.canadianstudentreview.org.

The 2017 essay topic will be announced in the fall of 2016. To receive updates, please subscribe to our student update, here.

Previous winners archive:

2015 Student Essay Contest Winners

2014 High School Student Essay Contest Winners

2014 Graduate and Undergraduate Essay Contest Winners

2013 Student Essay Contest Winners

2012 Student Essay Contest Winners

2011 Student Essay Contest Winners

2010 Student Essay Contest Winners

2009 Student Essay Contest Winners