Contemporary Issues In Mediation Research Essay Competition 2021

 

The Singapore International Mediation Institute’s (SIMI) Contemporary Issues In Mediation Research Essay Competition is an annual event aimed at developing and fostering an interest in mediation, a form of collaborative dispute resolution, amongst tertiary students.

The competition is sponsored by SIMI and offers prizes of:

  • Book Vouchers valued at SGD300 and essay published in the book series "Contemporary Issues in Mediation" Volume 7 for the entry placed FIRST.*
  • Book Vouchers valued at SGD200 and essay published in the book series "Contemporary Issues in Mediation" Volume 7 for the entry placed SECOND.*
  • Essays will be published in the book series “Contemporary Issues in Mediation” Volume 7, and author(s) of the essay named as contributors accordingly (applicable to all winners of the competition).

 

*SIMI reserves the right to replace the book vouchers with other vouchers/e-vouchers but in equivalent value to that stated.


Key Information

Competition closes 31 May 2021.

Who can apply?

The competition is open to participants from across the world.

All registered tertiary students across all disciplines of studies studying at universities, colleges or other educational institutions (including those pursuing postgraduate studies in masters or doctorate degree) may apply.

How do I submit an entry?

  1. Read the CIIM Competition Terms and Conditions 2021 here.
  2. Write your Essay (between 2,700 - 3,000 words).
  3. Complete the CIIM Application Form here.
  4. Email your application form and essay to ciim@simi.org.sg no later than 2359 (GMT+8) hours on Monday, 31 May 2021.

Do I need to pay registration fees?

Participation in the competition is FREE.

What should I write about?

Any topic and issue related to mediation.

Participants are encouraged to be creative in their topics (e.g. cross-disciplinary studies) and are free to decide how they wish to approach their chosen topic.

Topics of previous winning entries can be viewed via their respective pages: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5.

Previous CIIM Essay Prize Winners

Results for previous editions of the Annual Essay Competition can be found here

Still have questions?

Further information can be found in the CIIM Competition Terms and Conditions or check out the FAQs here.

 

 

 

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