FASS Essay Competition

The FASS Essay Competition is an annual contest for students registered at Dalhousie University.  There are three competitions with a prize of $6,000 each:  The Irving and Jeanne Glovin Award, the Mushkat Memorial Essay Prize and the Halifax Overseas Club Essay PrizeContest deadline for the 2023-2024 academic year is Monday, February 26, 2024 at 4:30 p.m


Learn more about the essay competitions on our FAQ page. If you don't find an answer here, feel free to contact the Dean's Office at fassnews@dal.ca .

Congratulations to our 2023 winners

Mushkat Memorial Essay Prize
Phoebe Durand-McDonnell

“What’d They Miss?”: Performing Race in Hamilton: An American Musical

View Phoebe's presentation on YouTube

Irving and Jeanne Glovin Award
Maria Spear

Framing Ethical Responsibility: Voluntourism, Ethnomusicology, and the Importance of Listening as Ethical Praxis

View Maria's presentation on YouTube

Halifax Overseas Club Essay Prize