MI Young Writers Award 2020 (MIYWA) is an annual competition organized by Magazines International (Asia) Limited, one of Asia’s leading magazines subscription service provider. The competition is supported by LiveABC Interactive English Group (the official licensee of CNN news element for CNN Interactive English magazines) as the co-organizer.
The competition’s key aim is to foster and recognize excellence in English writing by providing students with the opportunity to develop their expressive talents and creativity. The competition is opened to students of secondary schools in Hong Kong.
There are two sections for entry: Junior section for S1-S3 (Year 7-9) and Senior section for S.4-S.6 (Year 10-13). Each section is assigned with a topic of writing. This year, the theme for Junior section is “ My Hero.” and for Senior section is “One thing I really wish I could do. And Why?”
Awards by section : Junior section / Senior section
|Winner||● Trophy and Certificate|
● Scholarship of HK$3,500
(Cash HK$2,500 + Magazines coupon HK$1,000)
|1st runner-up||● Trophy and Certificate|
● Scholarship of HK$2,500
(Cash HK$1,700 + Magazines coupon HK$800)
|2nd runner-up||● Trophy and Certificate|
● Scholarship of HK$1,000
(Cash HK$700 + Magazines coupon HK$300)
|● Certificate of Merit|
● Cash coupon of HK$100
|The Most Enthusiastic School Award|
● Trophy for the school with highest number of entries per section
|Top 50 Finalists|
● Certificate of Top 50 Finalists
Certificates of participation will be issued to all participating students.
The shortlisted entries will be published in an anthology and the e-magazine of Mag Digest.
Winners and finalists in each section will be presented with trophies and prizes.
|1st October 2019 –|
30th November 2019
|School registration deadline|
| 1st December 2019 – |
31st March 2020
|Entries submission period|
|end of May – early of Jun 2020||Result Announcement|