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The Founding College of the University of Toronto

Apply: UC Writing Awards

  • Frederic Davidson Competition
  • Lorne Tepperman Prize in Public Writing
  • Meyer (Mike) Greenstein Memorial Student Award
  • Norma Epstein Awards for Creative Writing

The deadline for awards is May 15th, 2024.

Entry is open to any undergraduate student registered at University College or enrolled in a UC program course or a course in an affiliated Centre. Course instructors may enter on behalf of a UC student or a student enrolled in a UC program. Please first seek the student's consent. To verify college affiliation, you may email uc.programs@utoronto.ca

(If you are not a UC student you may be eligible to enter the biennial Norma Epstein National contest.)

You may submit at most one entry for each of the categories listed under Entry Type. If you submit more than one entry in a single category, we will use only the most recent entry. Your entries will automatically be entered into each of the competitions for which they are eligible.

For the categories Academic Essay and Public Writing, students must have received a grade of 85% or higher. Students registered at UC may submit work in these two categories from any U of T course. Non-UC students may submit work only from UC program courses. Please contact uc.programs@utoronto.ca if you have any questions

Student Info
Please fill in a new form for each submission. You can submit at most one entry in each of the categories above.
We will only accept PDFs or Word documents (.doc or .docx). Maximum 10 MB.
One file only.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.