Economic Society of Singapore

Moving Ahead With The Times: Managing External Challenges And Internal Diversities In Singapore

MAS-ESS Essay Competition 2011/2012
Moving Ahead With The Times:
Managing External Challenges
And Internal Diversities In Singapore


Dear Students:

Once again, the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Economic Society of Singapore invite entries for the ESS Essay Competition 2011/2012. Held annually, the Essay Competition seeks to promote economic literacy and encourage public awareness and debate on economic policy and financial issues affecting Singapore.

The Essay title is “Moving Ahead With The Times: Managing External Challenges and Internal Diversities In Singapore” .


Competition Criteria

This year’s Competition is open to all pre-University students studying in Singapore, regardless of nationality, as well as all the pre-University Singaporean students studying abroad. The Competition invites submissions from Polytechnic, Centralised Institute, International schools, and Junior College students, as well as from pre-University full time national servicemen (NSF).

All entrants must comply with the Terms and Conditions of the Competition. The Competition will run for 2 months beginning 27 January 2012. All essays must be accompanied by a completed entry form and a 300-word summary, which must be received no later than 1st April 2012.



The following awards will be given to the winning essays:

Pre-University Category
First Prize
Second Prize
Third Prize

All Winners will be invited to attend the Competition’s Award Ceremony, held in conjunction with the ESS Annual Dinner .

Winning essays will be selected by a panel of judges comprising representatives from the ESS, CSC, financial sector, private sector and government ministries.


How do I enter the Competition and submit my entry? 

1. Please read the Competition’s Terms & Conditions .
2. Entries can be submitted either online or via post. Refer to Terms & Conditions for details.
3. All entries are to be accompanied with the relevant Entry Forms available for download on the ESS website.

Download Entry Form for Pre-University Category