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.
Entries which contribute to the body of thinking on mediation (including but not limited to mediation standards) and help bring mediation practice to higher levels will stand a chance to have their essays published in CIIM Volume 8.
Competition closes 31 May 2022.
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?
- Read the CIIM Competition Terms and Conditions 2022 provided here.
- Write your Essay (between 2,700 – 3,000 words).
- Complete the CIIM Application Form here.
- Email your application form and essay to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 2359 (GMT+8) hours on Tuesday, 31 May 2022.
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. write about the confluence of mediation and other disciplines, and its impact on mediation practice) and are free to decide how they wish to approach their chosen topic.
For more info about the competition and previous entries, visit the SIMI website.