Harold Cardinal Essay Prize

  • Bachelor
  • $3,000/$1,500/$500
  • 30 December 2023

These prizes are awarded annually in recognition of outstanding achievement by Athabasca University (AU) undergraduate students for written work on the preservation of Aboriginal and treaty rights.

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  • The essay must be an original work that is properly documented and formatted.
  • Original essays formally submitted for coursework from any AU undergraduate program are considered eligible for submission.
  • Applicants must be of Aboriginal descent and must also be able to demonstrate commitment to Aboriginal rights, a history of advocacy for Aboriginal people, and contribution to community, law, politics, or government as they pertain to Aboriginal people.

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Award value: 1st: $3000, 2nd: $1500, 3rd: $500