ASIRPA Writing Contest (IFWC)


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The Asian Society for International Relations and Public Affairs (ASIRPA) now invites students and professionals to take part in the upcoming Indonesian Focus Writing Contest (IFWC). The theme for this year is “How to Make the Earth a Better Place”.

The competition will be divided into two categories; the first is for junior and senior high school students and the second is for college students and professionals The first, second, and third place winner of the first category will be awarded a cash prize of $250, $100, and $50 respectively, and the first, second, and third place winner of the second category will be awarded a cash prize of $350, $250, and $100 respectively. Winners of second category will also have the opportunity to publish their paper in the Journal of ASIRPA (JASIRPA).

Entering the Competition

You can enter the competition by sending your paper to Ms.Nurhaya Muchtar [click here] or Mr. Fikri Ismai [click here]. Your paper should relate to the theme above and should demonstrate how the theme is applicable to your main interest (economy, environment, education, etc.).

The paper should be typed, double-spaced, using 12 point Times New Roman font, on standards-sized paper (8.5” x 11”) with 1 inch margins on all sides. Please maintain consistency with your preferred citation style (only for college students and above). The length of the paper should be between 3000-5000 words. The paper should be received by March 31, 2011.

Selection Process

The writing contest judges will whittle down all the entries to only seven finalists, who will then be asked to present their paper at the annual ASIRPA conference. For this final round, the winners will be decided by both the judges and the audience’s votes. The finalists can therefore bring as many supporters as possible to the event in order to increase their chances of winning the contest.

The final round will be held on the first day of the conference, May 27th between 9 am – 11 am. The result will be announced the next day on May 28th.

Questions related to this event should be directed to Ms.Nurhaya Muchtar [click here] or Mr. Fikri Ismai [click here]

Original Source of this post: http://www.indonesiafocus.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=45

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