Majlis Atfalul Ahmadiyya Canada – Young Author Award 2024

National Writing Competition

Majlis Atfalul Ahmadiyya Canada has initiated the Young Authors Awards 2024, an Essay Writing Competition for both Mayar-e-Sagheer and Mayar-e-Kabeer Atfal. The competition aims to inspire Atfal to research and improve their writing skills as well as to increase their knowledge. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each English, French and Urdu Categories

All Atfal who wish to take part in this competition should enter into the competition by registering below

The last date to register: June 30th, 2024

Last date to submit essays:  July 30th, 2024
All essays must be typed and submitted online. Essay submission link will be provided here closer to the deadline.

Essay word length Mayar-e-Sagheer: 600 – 800
Essay word length Mayar-e-Kabeer: 1000 – 1200

Essays will be evaluated based on content, coherence, originality, and adherence to the topic. Essays can be written in English, French or Urdu. However, a Atfal may submit an essay in only one language.

  • The essay should be an author’s own original work.
  • Prepositions are not included in the word count.
  • Essays in English and French should be typed. Essays in Urdu may be handwritten.
  • Essays should be fully referenced.
  • The first page of the essay should be the title page and should include the author’s full name, member code, Majlis, email and postal address and a contact telephone number.

Mayar-e-Saghir Topics:
• Importance of telling the Truth
• The Holy Qur’an – A Perfect Book
• My favorite attribute of Allah

Mayar-e-Kabir Topics:
• Salat restrains one from indecency
• What is a true servant of Khilafat?
• Paradise lies under the feet of Mothers

For any further questions or additional information, please feel free to contact us at talim@atfal.ca