MI Young Writers Award 2021

MI Young Writers Award 2021 (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.

Two sections for entryTopics of WritingReference articles
Junior section
S.1 -S.3 (Year 7-9)
Do you prefer online education or classroom life? And why? A World of Changing Crisis
Source: All+magazine, August 2020 issues

Senior section
S.4-S.6 (Year 10-13)
What is the impact of this global epidemic to you? Any lesson learnedGlobal Epidemic
Source:
CNN magazine, April 2020 issue

PRIZES

Awards by section : Junior section / Senior section

WinnerTrophy and Certificate Scholarship of HK$3,000
(Cash HK$2,000 + Magazines coupon HK$1,000)
1st runner-upTrophy and Certificate Scholarship of HK$2,300
(Cash HK$1,500 + Magazines coupon HK$800)
2nd runner-upTrophy and Certificate Scholarship of HK$1,500
(Cash HK$1,000 + Magazines coupon HK$500)
3rd runner-up (New)Trophy and Certificate Scholarship of HK$1,200
(Cash HK$800 + Magazines coupon HK$400)
4th runner-up (New)Trophy and Certificate Scholarship of HK$900
(Cash HK$500 + Magazines coupon HK$400)
10 Outstanding Entries AwardsCertificate of Outstanding Entries
Cash coupon of HK$100
The Most Enthusiastic School AwardTrophy for the school with highest number of entries per section
Top 50 Merit AwardsCertificate of Top 50 Merit Awards
The Most Creative Cover Award (E-vote) (New)Trophy and Certificate
Scholarship of HK$1,200
(Cash HK$800 + Magazines coupon HK$400)

The shortlisted entries will be published in an anthology.

E-certificates of participation will be issued to all participating students.

Winners and finalists in each section will be presented with trophies and prizes. 

Important Dates

1 October 2020 – 30 November 2020School registration deadline
1 December 2020 – 28 February 2021Entries submission period (Deadline postponed)
22 March 2021 – 30 April 2021E-vote of The Most Creative Cover Award
24 May 2021Result Announcement

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