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YM Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen bin Tengku Ismail Award Essay Writing Competition

Location
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Date(s)
6th June - 31st August 2017
Description

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) and the United Nations Association of Malaysia (UNAM) are pleased to announce the third YM Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen bin Tengku Ismail Award Essay Writing Competition.

The Award is named in honour of the Founding member of UNAM, YM Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen bin Tengku Ismail. YM Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen bin Tengku Ismail served as Minister in several portfolios in the Malaysian government and was named an Ambassador for Peace in 2005.

Students in A Levels, STPM, Matriculation, Foundation or Undergraduate programmes are eligible to enter.

The questions and criteria for this Award are:

Topic: What can be done to overcome prejudice towards Gender Equality 

Criteria:

  • The submission should be between 1,000 to 1,500 words;
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the issues;
  • Well written with persuasive call for action to further promote gender equality;
  • Demonstrates understanding of obstacles to achieving gender equality;
  • Provides thoughtful suggestions; and
  • Indicates how the UN through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on achieving greater gender equality and empowerment of women and girls can be a driving force. 

Submission must be by a single author.

The following prizes will be awarded:

  • First prize: RM 2,000.00
  • Second prize: RM1,500.00
  • Third prize: RM1,000.00
  • The winning submissions will be selected by a panel of judges from the University of Nottingham and the United Nations Association of Malaysia. The judges will also name for commendation five (5) further entries.
  •  Only one (1) entry per student is permitted. 
  • Entries to the competition must be unique (i.e. not published elsewhere or submitted to other essay competition) and original in content. Entries found to contain plagiarism will be disqualified. A bibliography acknowledging references to existing work is required.
  • Submissions as well as a completed entry form signed by the author should be  sent via email (as attachment in word or pdf format) to UNAM_Awards@nottingham.edu.my

The terms and conditions and entry form for the competition can be downloaded by clicking on the links.

You can also download the competition flyer here.

The deadline for submission is 31st August 2017, Thursday

School of Politics, History and International Relations

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
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