Sunday, October 21, 2007

Essay Competition

Came across a competition in The Star Education today. It is definitely something fantastic for those aspiring writers out there. Do try to take part in it.

In conjunction with Malaysia's 50th Merdeka celebrations, The Royal Thai Consulate-General of Penang, in collaboration with Universiti Sains Malaysia, is organizing an essay writing competition.

It is open to Malaysians above the age of 18. The length of essay is between 1,200 and 1,500 words, entitled Malaysia-Thailand: Celebrating 50 years of friendship and neighbourliness.

It must be in MS Word, Times New Roman (size 12), double spacing and 1-inch margin on all sides.

Entries to be submitted on hard copy in A4 paper and in soft copy or either email ( or on CD.

Need to have full name, IC number, address, telephone number and email address.

It should have a letter that states that the essay is the participant's original work, not a translation and has not been previously published.

First prize is RM1,200. RM800 for 2nd prize and RM500 for third prize.

All essays to be submitted by 2nd Nov to
Orasa Awang,
Center for Languages and Translation,
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
11800 Minden, Penang


Wasin Dhammavasi,
Royal Thai Consulate-General,
1 Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman,
10350 Penang.

Prize giving ceremony at Evergreen Laurel Hotel, Penang on 27th November.

Enquiries, call 04-6533888, extension 4125 .

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