The National Student and Thought Leadership Awards in Public Administration is a joint initiative of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) and the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA). The award recognizes and showcases the top talent emerging from Canadian programs each year.
CAPPA members from across Canada solicit and judge entries (best paper, best professional report, or best graduating student) from their students and select a winner at the undergraduate or graduate levels.
The winners from each program are invited to present their work at IPAC’s National Annual Conference in front of a panel of judges. Judges will select and rank the three best presentations for the Thought Leadership Awards.
The Prizes are as follows:
Funding to attend the Annual Conference
Judges will use the following criteria to judge the presentations:
Nominations should be sent to:
Packages should include: