Established in 2019, the Lorne Tepperman Prize in Public Writing offers an annual prize of $1,000 for an outstanding paper on a topic of social significance in Canada aimed at a general audience.
Conditions Governing the Tepperman Prize:
- This award is open to students enrolled in University College or to students from other colleges who are enrolled in University College-sponsored or affiliated courses or programs.
- Entries must not exceed 1,000 words.
- Entries must have received a grade of at least 85%.
- Students registered at UC must submit work in a U of T course. Non-UC students enrolled in a College program course or a course in an affiliated centre may submit work only from a program course or affiliated centre.
- Course instructors may nominate students with the student's consent.
- The Writing Awards Committee may, if appropriate, choose to move an entry to a different category.
- Winning entries and those of runners up will appear on the UC website.
- Entries shall be submitted online by May 15.