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.
Enter the Competition
View the 2020 prize-winning paper
Liam Keating - What Can Be Done
View the 2020 runner-up
Alex Erickson - Get Paid for Data?
Conditions Governing the Tepperman Prize:
- This award is open to any undergraduate student registered at University College or enrolled in a UC program course or a course in an affiliated Centre.
- Entries must not exceed 1,000 words.
- Course instructors may nominate students with the students' consent.
- The name of the award winner and runners up will appear on the University College website.
- Winning entries and those of runners up will appear on the UC website.
- One hard copy of the prize-winning composition shall be permanently deposited with University College, but copyright shall remain with the author. A copy may be given to the donor with the author’s permission.