Passu Students Association seeks entries for “Creative Writing Competition”

Passu Students Association seeks entries for “Creative Writing Competition”

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By Israr Salahuddin

Passu Students Association seeks entries for a creative writing competition. Students and youth from Giglit, Baltistan and Chitral can take part in the competition. Read the details below:

Rules

Here are the rules for PSA Creative Writing Competition:

  • Entries must be written in English
  • Only one entry per person
  • All work must be original and unaided
  • The word count per entry is 750-1,000 words, please aim to keep within this
  • Universities and Colleges Students from Gilgit-Baltistan studding around the globe can participate in the competition.
  • Entries must be submitted online on the mention email ID of PSA.
  • Late entries will not be accepted
  • Entries received on paper or via post will not be accepted
  • Please make sure your contact details are entered correctly – this is to make sure we can contact you if your entry is chosen as a winner or for publication
  • Passu Student Association will arrange all publicity surrounding the competition winners and prize-giving. Winners are asked to refrain from arranging their own publicity or publication of winning entries
  • We reserve the right to use entries for publication or promotional purposes
  • Individuals will be notified by email in the event of their entry being selected for publication
  • The work will be published in the coming online official magazine of PSA, “TRIBUTE”.
  • The last date of the entries is March, 10, 2016.

Information required

If your entry is chosen by the judging panel as a winning or shortlisted entry or for inclusion in the PSA magazine, we’ll need this information:

  • Name, age and home address
  • Contact phone number and date of birth
  • Category : There are two categories, Please mention your category
  • College and University Name.

You will not be contacted by PSA for any purpose other than the writing competition.

Judging

Members of the Jury

Members of the Jury

  • PSA formed a panel of highly qualified people to serve as competition judges.
  • Competition winners will be contacted by PSA.
  • The decision of the judging panel is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the decision
  • Winning and selected entries will be include and published in the TRIBUNE magazine.
  • Photographs of the winners together with their names and ages may be used in publicity campaigns with the consent of the entrants.
  • Winners will be announced on our official page of Passu student Association and on Passu Times who is the media partner of the program.

TOPICS

  • GLOF risk and preparedness,
  • Depleting natural heritages ,
  • Impact of CPEC on indigenous communities,
  • Community based tourism, role of eco-tourism in sustainable development, community development through social entrepreneurship and value chain enhancement

Prize

The first, second and third position of PSA- Creative writing Competition will get cash price,  High achiever award / certificate from PSA.

For any queries, feel free to contact us on our official face book page.

Link: www.facebook.com/PassuStudentsAssociation

Email:  passustudent@gmail.com

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