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Fraser Institute Student Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2017
Scholarship Value: $1,500
Number of Scholarships - 6


Showcase your ideas on public policy and the role of markets by entering our high school essay competition. $9,000 in cash prizes will be awarded with $3,000 of this is designated just for high school students! Winning essays may be published in Fraser Institute journals and authors will have the opportunity to experience the peer review process.

2017 Topic: Regulating the Sharing Economy: Do the Costs Outweigh the Benefits?

The sharing economy, as defined by Christopher Koopman, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, "is any marketplace that brings together distributed networks of individuals to share or exchange otherwise underutilized assets. It encompasses all manner of goods and services shared or exchanged for both monetary and non-monetary benefit."