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The Honourable Margaret McCain Essay Prize

Published on February 9, 2021

Cash prize of $1,000.
Deadline for submission: 31 May 2021

With the encouragement and generous support of our Patron, the Honourable Margaret McCain, CC, ONB, the Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada at Massey College announces a prize for the best undergraduate essay on the topic of the Crown in Canada, broadly defined. The topic embraces any aspect of the Crown in Canada, including but not limited to the monarch and the Canadian federal and provincial viceregal representatives. Submissions are welcomed from any academic discipline.

Essays for consideration should be submitted by university faculty on the student’s behalf. Any undergraduate student is eligible, up to and including the year of graduation. Full- and part-time students are eligible.

The student’s full name and university affiliation should be listed on a cover page, along with the name and department of the submitting faculty member. This cover page will be removed during the judging process, and no identifying details should appear in the essay itself.

Essays submitted should be in the range of 2,500 to 5,000 words, plus citations. Full citations and bibliography should be included (any recognized style). Submissions should be in Word, double-spaced, in 12-point font with standard margins.

Submissions will be judged by a committee of the Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada. Submissions should be sent to: president@iscc-iecc.ca. The winning essay will be posted on the Institute’s website: https://iscc-iecc.ca

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