The Prize

The Audrey Wearn Language Prize

The Audrey Wearn Language Prize seeks to encourage Canadian youth to engage in creative problem solving, encouraging and strengthening multilingualism among Canadians.

The recipient of the Audrey Wearn Language Prize will receive:

  • $10,000 to put toward developing their proposed solution

  • Mentorship and consultation from industry experts to develop and implement their solution

  • 1-on-1 marketing mentorship to scale their solution

  • 1-on-1 coaching from the previous year's winner

  • Peer-networking opportunities with other young innovators

  • Potential references for future university and job applications

  • Opportunity to have a lasting impact in their community

  • The chance to get their passion off the ground!


JANUARY 24, 2022

Call for submissions open

MARCH 13, 2022

Proposal submissions close at 11:59 PM EST

MARCH 21, 2022

Proposal review period by selection committee begins

APRIL 4, 2022

Finalists announced

WEEK OF APRIL 25, 2022

Audrey Wearn Language Prize Design Sprint

Learn more about submitting your proposal

Visit our Call for Proposals page to learn more!