Under the Europe for Citizens (EfC) Programme, the Trans European Policy Studies Association organised a student policy brief contest on the theme of ‘Solidarity in the EU’ for high-school, undergraduate and graduate students from the TEPSA network and beyond. Applications closed on April 4, and the results have been announced!
- “The Roots of Solidarity: How school systems can influence societies”, Constança Fonseca.
- “Funding the Future: Showing Solidarity on Gender Equality”, Amy B. Sexton.
- “A Solidarity Approach to EU’s Digital Transition: certifying that no one is left behind”, Beatriz Duarte.
- “Tackling the Migration Challenge by Diversifying European Solidarity”, Lorenzo Lombardi.
The contest was open to high-school, undergraduate and graduate students.
- Interested high-school and undergraduate students submitted a short essay (1500-2000 words) reflecting on the theme of ‘Solidarity in the EU’.
- Interested graduate students submitted a short policy brief (1000-1500 words), reflecting on the above-mentioned theme. Policy briefs contained concrete recommendations to policymakers in the specific policy area chosen.
Deadline for Submission: 4 of April 2021
Announcement of Results: 16 of April 2021
Prizes and Recognition:
The best papers will be published on TEPSA’s site. The three winning authors (one in each category: high-school, undergraduate, and graduate) will be invited to participate free of charge in TEPSA’s EU@Work seminar for MA students and graduates taking place in Brussels in October 2021 with travel and accommodation costs covered (up until €200).
Papers were submitted by Sunday, 4 of April 2021, to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com with the subject line of the email as “ Student contest_LAST NAME”. For any question on the contest, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can find the detailed call for applications here.