November 02, 2006
Thoughtfulness can pay...
Is voting important? Why or why not? $5,000 cash prize for the winning essay.
The 2006 Canada West Foundation Essay Contest is open to students under the age of 35 and attending a post-secondary institution in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, or Manitoba as of December 1, 2006.
Essays must be 750 to 1,000 words in length. Essays should answer the question "Is voting important?" and explain why the author does or does not think this is the case. Essays should be submitted to the Canada West Foundation via email by December 1, 2006.
Please provide your full name, address, phone number, and the name of your post-secondary institution at the beginning of your essay. Please paste your essay into the body of the email message (attached files will not be accepted).
The best essays will be published in the Canada West Foundation's Dialogues Magazine. Essays should be emailed to:
Robert Roach, Canada West Foundation Director of Research email@example.com
NOTE: The winner will be required to show proof of age and post-secondary enrollment.