The Canadian Science Policy Centre is pleased to continue its legacy, enabling the next generation’s scientists and policymakers to positively impact the Canadian science policy landscape. The 4th Annual Youth Science Policy Award of Excellence competition is now open. If you have a creative idea for a policy or program that you would like to share with those who can make it happen, sharpen your evidence and put together an application by Friday, August 24th. Applicants must be under the age of 35 at the time of submission and living in Canada.   

Proposals should be connected to one or more of the themes of CSPC 2018. The winner will receive free admission to the conference, accommodation for two nights in Ottawa (November 7-9, 2018), and will have the opportunity to present their policy proposal at the conference. 

Check out a selection of last year’s submissions here. For more information and to apply for the award visit the CSPC website.