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Writing Awards

Norma Epstein Foundation Award for Creative Writing: National Literary Contest for University Students

The competition is held biennially and is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in any Canadian University. Established in 1963 in memory of Norma Epstein (UC ’45), from surpluses accumulated in the fund, it supports prizes of up to a total of $2,000, each year in the categories of Poetry, Drama, Novel, Short Story, and Other Prose.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in any Canadian University
  • U of T Student: Enrolled in a college other than UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required