ASIS International Essay Writing Competition 2022 is now open for entries from students around the world.

Do you have a talent in writing? Are you interested in wildlife and environmental conservation? If you are, we are delighted to announce the ASiS International Essay Writing Competition 2022! We are back for our 12th consecutive year with a different theme and exceptional prizes.

The theme of this year’s competition is CONSERVING OUR MARINE HERITAGE: SEA TURTLES – A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE which is the 12th of its series since it was first launched in 2011. This competition aims to expose school students from Malaysia as well as those from overseas, to the concept of nature conservation and its natural resources on a global scale.


Next, this environmental online essay writing competition is organised by Sekolah Menengah Sains Alam Shah (Alam Shah Science School or ASiS), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This year, we will be collaborating again with the International Centre of Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia with the support of the Ministry of Education Malaysia.
Come and join us this Monday ( 20 June 2022), 3-4 pm (GMT+8), and be part of our Launch Event! The Launch of AIWC 2022 will be conducted virtually via YouTube. To be part of the launch, please click the link provided. Don’t miss out and we will see you soon!

The competition will be officially launched online on Monday,  20th June 2022  by Mrs. Faridah Binti Yang Razali, the Director of Management Sector of Fully Residential Schools Management Division, Ministry of Education Malaysia. This included a welcome address by the school principal, Mr. Jasmi Bin Md. Isa,  and a keynote address by Dr. Abdulmaula Hamza from the University of Tripoli, Libya, a Professor in the Department of Biology, Faculty of Education. Mr. Cornelius Anuar Abdullah McAfee, director of the International Centre, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, also gave a welcome address and touched on the finer points of writing good essays.

The competition was launched online by  Mrs. Faridah Binti Yang Razali, the Director of Management Sector of Fully Residential Schools Management Division, Ministry of Education Malaysia.
Dr. Abdulmaula Hamza, a Professor in the Department of Biology, Faculty of Education, University of Tripoli, Libya delivered a keynote address.
Opening speech by Mr. Jasmi Bin Md. Isa, Principal, Alam Shah Science School, Kuala Lumpur
Mr. Cornelius Anuar Abdullah McAfee, Director, International Centre, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu

Students aged 12 to 18 years from all over the world are encouraged to submit entries to this year’s competition with the theme: Conserving our Marine Heritage: Sea Turtles – A Global Perspective. Click (here to view categories).

The competition challenges students to learn more about sea turtles and the threats they face and to use their creativity to express their views about the importance of nature conservation. Residents from countries where sea turtles are not native can also take part, and may obtain relevant material from the internet as well as books, journals, and documentaries on wildlife.

Winners will also receive cash worth USD 100 – USD 500 and books as long as special certificate of commendation Click (here to view the prizes offered).  A total of prizes will be awarded in both the Senior (16-18 years) and Junior (12-15 years) categories. Click (here to view the Terms and conditions) to find out how you can enter! Click (here to download entry form)

All entries should be received by the competition secretariat at aiwc2022@asiskl.org  by 31st August 2022, and the names of the winners will be announced on 4th November 2022. To know more about entry requirements, click (here to view frequently asked questions), and for information on the important dates during the dates of competitions, as well as contact details, click (here to view Dates & contact).

Contact :

E-mail: Please send all general inquiries regarding both categories of the competition to the competition secretariat at aiwc2022@asiskl.org 

SM Sains Alam Shah
Jalan Yaacob Latif
Bandar Tun Razak
56000 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Telephone  :   +603 91315014
Fax               :   +603 91318119
E-mail         :   smsaskl@yahoo.com.my
Facebook    :   Sekolah Menengah Sains Alam Shah

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