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2022 Global Health Student Writing Competition

Posted by GHO Admin on January 14, 2022 in News

2022 Student Writing Competition
Submissions Due: May 1, 2022
Theme: What does global health mean to you?
Word count: 300-500

Our office is excited announce the 2nd annual Writing Competition open to all students at Dalhousie University. Unpublished and published pieces that have not previously been chosen as a contest winner are eligible; 300 - 500 word limit.  Students are encouraged to explore the theme of global health and will be evaluated based on idea, organization, style and grammar [Evaluation Rubric PDF].

Prizes will be awarded based on the following categories:

  • Best Imagery
  • Most Cohesive
  • Best Literary Style

Submission Criteria:

  • 300-500 words

Submissions can be emailed to

Our office has partnered with the Dalhousie Writing Centre and will be offering writing workshops for students. Students are encouraged to attend a workshop; this includes Wednesday Workshops. The Writing Centre will also be offering special sessions listed below; to attend one of these sessions please RSVP to  Please contact if you have any issues joining the sessions.

  1. Thurs. Mar 10 @ 4-5PM "Writing Concisely"
  2. Fri. Mar 11 @ 4-5PM "Paragraph Structure and Revision"