2019-2020 CALL FOR PAPERS
Graduate students, do you have fresh ideas for improving the
federal public service and service excellence for Canadians? Are you ready to
contribute your ideas? The National Student Paper Competition is your chance to
be heard by some of the most senior leaders within the Federal Public Service!
If your paper advances to the finals, it will be posted on the Institute of Public
Administration's website, and the top five students will present their work to
a panel of Deputy Ministers. This stage of the Competition offers your work a
prestigious profile and makes it accessible to both public servants and the
The Grand Prize winner will receive an offer for a four-month paid work
placement, a certificate of achievement from the Clerk of the Privy Council, and
an invitation to attend the Manion Lecture in the National Capital Region.
you are a student enrolled in a university Masters or PhD program which is
based in Canada, please read the guidelines and key dates and
submit a paper to your university coordinator by
February 2020. If your program does not have a university coordinator, please share
this initiative with your faculty dean so that one will be identified for you.