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The Young Writers’ Meet (Essay Competition 2022)

The Young Writers’ Meet is an essay competition through the collaboration between AUG Student Services and SIM Global Education to bring together all aspiring writers to showcase their passion for writing.


Essay Topic

“If I were given SGD1000 to spend in Singapore for a day, I would…”

Write an essay starting with the sentence above.


In your essay, you must:

  • Describe how you spend your SGD1000
  • Explain about the impact of your spending on you and others


Contest Period

15th June 2022, 9.00am till 15th July 2022, 11.59pm


Champion: Apple MacBook Air (M1 chip, 2020) 256GB

Runner-Up: TTRacing Maxx Air Threads Fabric Gaming Chair

Consolation Prize x10: MBTI Personality Type Assessment Vouchers

School with Most Entries x10: Special Invitation to SIM Malaysia Educator Conference

  • Prizes are not exchangeable, transferable, or redeemable in any other form for any reason.
  • Prizes are subject to availability and the Organiser reserves the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  • Competition prizes will be delivered by the AUG staff to be awarded at the winner’s school. Delivery by courier will only be conducted due to special circumstances such as unreasonable distance from office location, unavailability due to emergency purposes etc.
  • The Organiser and its partner reserve the right to use any photographs motion pictures, recordings, or any other media records of the Competition (including those of Participants), for any legitimate purpose including commercial advertising and distribution to sponsors anywhere in the world without any notification and/or payment to the Participants.
  • By submitting the Competition Entry, the participants shall be deemed to have read, understood, accepted, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of the Competition.
  • The decision of the Organiser is final. No enquiries, verbal or written, shall be entertained.
  • Open to all students aged 15 to 18 years old (in 2022) who are currently residing in Malaysia.
  • The essay must be between 500 to 800 words. Essays with word count of less than 500 or exceeding 800 will be disqualified.
  • The essay must be submitted as a Word/PDF document format. If your essay is handwritten, kindly scan into a PDF document. No written hardcopy submissions will be accepted.
  • All entries must be written in English and uploaded online through
  • Entry closes on 15th July 2022, 11.59pm. Essays received after the deadline will automatically be disqualified.
  • The essay must be your own work, completed without assistance and with no parts copied from the internet or other sources.
  • Each participant is allowed to submit ONE (1) essay only.
  • Winning entrants are expected to show originality and flair, creativity of writing and competent use of English as a written language. This includes a good standard of spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • The decision of the Judges’ are final, and no appeal, verbal or written, shall be entertained.
  • All winners will receive a Certificate of Award, and all other participants will receive a Certificate of Participation.
  • Competition prize winners will be announced on 6th August 2022 through Zoom platform. All participants will be emailed beforehand on the exact time of the announcement via email. Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the prize winner(s) for the following 14 days after the announcement. If the winner fails to respond to our notification attempts or unable to comply with the competition terms and conditions, we reserve the right to disqualify that entrant and offer the prize to the next eligible entrant and thereafter until a winner is found.
  • AUG Student Services and SIM Global Education reserve the rights to amend, terminate or add on to the terms and conditions at any point of time by placing a notice in the relevant website or any designated area.
  • AUG Student Services and SIM Global Education will not be responsible or liable for any delay and/or failure in participating in this competition due to any reason beyond the control of the organizers.
  • The participant agrees and provides consent to AUG Student Services and SIM Global Education for the use of any personal data as provided by the participant for the purposes of participation in this contest in line with the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 and other applicable laws, to the extent that any personal data provided shall by processed and be used by AUG Student Services and SIM Global Education for lawful purpose directly related to the running of this Contest, including but not limited to the purposes of promotional event, advertising , marketing and any administrative matters.

For more information, please contact AUG Student Services at 012- 969 9486.