Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Students could win a trip to Brussels - EU Canada Young Journalist Award - deadline 28 January 2011

Students are invited to submit a composition on a current issue facing the European
Union or EU-Canada relations by Friday, January 28, 2011.

Compositions should be in the form of a piece that could be published or broadcast in
the Canadian media. Winners are selected by an independent jury and prior to the trip
to Brussels, the winners are invited to an award ceremony in Ottawa in May 2011.
The trip to Europe includes a one-week study tour to Brussels.

The Award is open to students in all Canadian universities and higher education
In order to be eligible, students must be:
- enrolled in a Canadian university or other higher education establishment, and
- a Canadian citizen or permanent resident

Students are encouraged to prepare their entries as if they were intended to be
published in Canada in a newspaper or magazine, or broadcast on TV or radio.
Submissions should be prepared with a Canadian audience in mind. The jury will pay
particular attention to journalistic qualities and potential, including rigorous research
and factual accuracy.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 28 January 2011 (postmark).
For details, please visit:
or contact:

Terri-Ann Priel
Advisor, Political and Public Affairs
European Union Delegation - CANADA
Suite 1900, 150 Metcalfe
Ottawa, ONTARIO K2P 1P1
Tel.: 613 563 6353 * Fax: 613 238 5191

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