1.0 Event Details
1.1 – The Malaysian Public Policy Competition (MPPC) 2022 is organised by the International Council of Malaysian Scholars and Associates (ICMS).
1.2 – Malaysian Public Policy Competition (MPPC) 2022 is a three-day event involving policy-making pertaining to current issues faced by Malaysia.
1.3 – The event will be carried out virtually on 20th of August and 27th of August, with the exception of the Grand Finals taking form as a hybrid event (both in-person at Sunway University and virtual on Zoom) on 28th of August.
1.4 – Participants will pitch their policies to representatives from the governments, corporates, think tanks, and leading academia.
1.5 – There will be an Immersion Day on the 14th of August to build the capacity of the participant’s on public policy and the healthcare-related subthemes.
The Malaysian Public Policy Competition (MPPC) 2022 is open to students who are:
- Malaysians, studying locally or abroad
- Currently pursuing or have completed a diploma or equivalent; pre-University students; or a degree or equivalent (e.g. ICAEW) in an educational institution.
- Have not commenced a postgraduate course or commenced tenures
3.0 Grouping, Rubric and Mentor System
3.1 – Participants will either apply as a Team of 3, or apply individually and be allocated by the MPPC team into a team of 3.
3.2 – Each team will be assessed using a Judging Rubric (Rubric will be disclosed in the Participants’ Info Pack).
3.3 – Each team will also be allocated a mentor of their choice. Participating teams will be free to communicate with mentors on the number and duration of meetings from a week before (7th of August) the Immersion Day (14th of August) to the Grand Finals (28th of August).
Interested applicants shall apply individually or as a team of three.
Applicants are required to submit:
- An online application
- A Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- A 300-500 word policy proposal essay divided into three questions.
4.0 Application Process
4.1 – Applicants must apply as directed on the Malaysian Public Policy Competition (MPPC) 2022 website.
4.2 – The application process will consist of a CV submission and application essay(s). All submissions would be assessed and 84 successful individuals will be shortlisted.
4.3 – The top 28 teams will be selected to participate in MPPC. The selection will be carried out by the MPPC Committee, with support from representatives from the World Bank.
4.4 – Selection will be based on the following criteria:
- Quality of CV
- Quality of Submitted Essay
- Meeting the Eligibility Criteria
4.5 – The MPPC committee reserves the right to make minor adjustments to the selection criteria to ensure diversity among participants.
Be part of the change, apply for Malaysian Public Policy Competition 2022.
Walk The Talk : Stepping into Public Policy
16 July 2022.
Successful applicants will receive thier confirmation letters. Check your email on from 1st August 2022 to 6th August 2022.
Malaysian Public Policy Competition 2022 begins. Grand Finals are livestreamed on 28 August 2022.
Participants select their mentors and receive their info pack.
Immersion Day: Enhancing public policymaking capacity on 14 August 2022.
Participants select their mentors by 7th August 2022 and receive their info pack by 11th August 2022.
Malaysian Public Policy Competition 2021 begins. Finals are livestreamed on 8 August 2021
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