The School of Public Policy and Administration at York University, Toronto, and its undergraduate student association invite high school students to submit essays that reflect on Canada's 150-year history and the issues that the society, communities and governments face now and looking into the future. We would like to hear your ideas about what the priorities for public policy and administration should be, and how you would go about implementing them as future leaders.
High school students in grades 10 to 12 are invited to participate. Individual submissions or co-authored essays by up to 3 authors will be considered. The essays should be 500-1000 words (1-2 pages) in length.
A group of faculty, current students and alumni from the School of Public Policy and Administration will review the essays and nominate 3 winners. Essays can be submitted below (MS Word or PDF format recommended) no later than Monday, October 26, 2020.
The authors of the three highest ranked essays, along with their parent(s) or other designated guest(s), will be invited to the School's annual Student, Alumni, and Community Recognition Awards Dinner at York, University, Toronto, ON - details to be determined. The essay winners will also a receive a monetary reward: $200 for the 1st place, $150 for the 2nd place and $100 for the 3rd place.