Malaysia: Young Humanitarian Writers Competition

05 November 2015
Malaysia: Young Humanitarian Writers Competition
Osh, Tashashlak district. High school (Tolstoy High School) destroyed by the fighting. English teacher Tanzila surveys what's left of her workplace. CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC / Marko Kokic

UPDATE: The deadline for the Young Humanitarian Writers Competition has now been extended to 30 November. Application details are outlined below.

Calling all writers – professional or just passionate about writing. Here's your chance to showcase your humanitarian writing.

If you're between 18 and 30 and passionate about humanitarian issues, this competition is for you! In cooperation with the Malaysian Red Crescent, the ICRC and The National Press Club Malaysia are co-hosting
the Young Humanitarian Writers Competition 2015.

Submission and closing date

Entries must be submitted by 30 November 2015 via email to:


In respective categories of Journalist and Non-journalist, the following prizes will be awarded to sub-categories of Bahasa Malaysia and English:

  • 1st Prize – Electronic Gadget worth RM1,500 & Cash RM500
  • 2nd Prize – Electronic Gadget worth RM1,000 & Cash RM500
  • 3rd Prize – Cash RM500

Join the competition

Download the rules and regulations and entry form.


Young Humanitarian Writers Competition: Rules and entry form