In this contest, the Institute of the National Workers’ Housing Fund (Infonavit) will allow participants to win a first prize of 30,000 pesos, a second place of 15,000 pesos or a third place with an endowment of 10,000 pesos. So you can do it.
This contest consists of writing a research essay that addresses the results of the 2020 National Housing Survey, in the following thematic routes:
- Housing demand and needs
- Characteristics and structure of the inhabited dwelling
- Expense and financing of the house acquired or built
- Satisfaction with the quality of housing and its surroundings
- Housing needs and demand of the household and its members
The objective of these essays is to contribute to the creation of better public policies to satisfy the right of all Mexicans to a home. For this reason, the evaluation criteria, in addition to the quality of the research, emphasize the creativity and innovation of the policy proposal, as well as its viability.
Call and prizes
The call is open to all undergraduate students currently enrolled in a higher education institution in the Mexican Republic.
To compete, teams of between 3 and 5 students must be formed. It does not matter if the team members belong to different careers, as this encourages the creation of multidisciplinary and innovative ideas; but they must be enrolled in the same institution. In addition, they must have a tutor.