April 14, 2019

Essay contest accepting submissions

The Gunn Award is a $1,000 prize for the best historical essay on migration to and settlement in Canada.

Essays from any discipline in the social sciences and humanities that address migration to and settlement in Canada from a historical perspective will be considered. The award is national, and submissions from fourth-year and graduate students enrolled in any Canadian university, written in either French or English, will be accepted.

The award is jointly offered by Wilfrid Laurier University's International Migration Research Centre (IMRC) and the Canadian Immigration Historical Society (CIHS). Papers are reviewed by a committee of IMRC and CIHS associates/members.

The submission deadline for the current competition: Friday, June 14, 2019. Results will be announced in the fall of 2019.

Questions? Email the IMRC. imrc@wlu.ca.