Glassen Essay Contest

2016-2017 Glassen Essay Contest


Every year, the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics and the Department of Philosophy sponsor the Glassen High School Ethics Essay Competition. The writer of the winning essays receives a $1,000 award. The CBC co-sponsors this competition and the winning essay will be published on their website.  The contest is open to all Grade XI and Grade XII students in Manitoba. Last year, over 100 students from across the province submitted essays. You can read last year’s winner on our website.

This year’s topic is:  Should young people be allowed to play sports that place participants at risk of brain injuries, such as hockey, football, and soccer?

 Glassen Essay 2018



 Click HERE for a PDF version of the poster.

Links for the Rules and Regulations and the Entry form are located on the right.