Essay Contest

Basic Income is hosting an essay contest! The essay topic is: Basic Income, what would it mean for you?


The submission dates have been extended from February 15, 2020 to April 30, 2020.

Submissions must be written in an editorial format with the word limit of 1000 words.

There will be two first place prizes of $2500. The prizes will be granted to the best essayists in two categories: one for high school students and another university and community college students.

Delivery of essays can be made either online using the form below or at the offices of Basic Income Manitoba 1–115 Pembina Highway Winnipeg Manitoba R3L 2C9.

Thanks to our sponsors!

This essay contest is co-sponsored by the Winnipeg Free Press.

Thank you very much Winnipeg Free Press!

The two $2500 prizes were graciously sponsored by Advance Electronics and Perth’s Drycleaners.

Thank you very much Advance Electronics!

Thank you very much Perth’s!

Submit your essay in the form below