Master the art of writing
Master the art of writing

Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says students who master the art of writing in schools will help them master the art of communication in their future.

What empowers you?
What empowers you?

Calling all Malaysians between the ages of 13 and 21!

This is your chance to get rewarded for your writing and photos! For the second time, Maybank Foundation and Perdana Leadership Foundation have teamed up to organise a contest for young Malaysians. This year, it's a Writing and Photo Contest for young writers of essays and fiction as well as aspiring photo-journalists.

Wonderful prizes await our winners, including substantial cash rewards of up to US$2,500, and the chance to meet with an established author and photo-journalist! Schools, colleges and universities stand a chance to win books and cash, too. Closing date is 16th September 2015 and there is no limit to the number of entries per person!

So, don't procrastinate. Write, Imagine and Snap Your Way to Great Prizes!"

Official Launch Video
Official Launch Video

Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad Launches the Maybank Foundation - Perdana Leadership Foundation Writing and Photo Contest 2015.

This is the second time that Perdana Leadership Foundation is teaming up with Maybank Foundation to organise a youth competition and this time, more categories are open to contestants. Young Malaysians aged between 13 and 21 years old can write essays, compose stories or snap a series of photos to participate in the contest. Wonderful prizes await, including up to US$2,500 in cash, Macbooks and iPads. MPH Bookstores is also contributing E-Book Readers as well as book vouchers to the lucky winners. The icing on the cake is the chance to rub shoulders with established authors and photo-journalists at the prize-giving ceremony slated to be later this year.

The contest runs until 16th September 2015. Schools, colleges and universities stand to win prizes, too, if their student wins the first prize or if they send in the highest number of entries. Additionally, prizes await institutions that send in 25 entries and more. More details are available at the contest's website For further enquiries, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 03-88858953 / 8960.

Don't miss out on the chance to win. There is no limit on the number of entries each participant can submit so Write Your Essay, Compose Your Story and Snap Your Photos today! Visit or our Facebook page Follow us on Instagram, too, @plfperdana!

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Organised by

Maybank Foundation
Perdana Leadership Foundation

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