MI Young Writers Award 2020

MI Young Writers Award 2020 (MIYWA) is an annual competition organized by Magazines International (Asia) Limited, one of Asia’s leading magazines subscription service providers. 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 open 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)
Merit Awards
(10 Finalists)
● 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. 

Important Dates

1st October 2019 –
30th November 2019
School registration deadline
1st December 2019 – 
31st March 2020
Entries submission period
(Deadline postponed)
end of May – early of Jun 2020
Result Announcement

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