LAS essay prize

The LAS essay prize is awarded annually for the best essay written in an undergraduate course at UBC. The essay must deal primarily with Latin America; courses with either the LAST course code or any other discipline are eligible. Nominations will only be accepted the course instructor and for any course taught in the preceding 12 months. The deadline for the 2023 award is May 1, 2023. The prize comes with recognition on the LAS website and a $100 award. Nominations are to be sent to to the chair of the LAS program by the deadline.