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All you need to win an opportunity of a lifetime is:

  • Be between 11-25

  • Have a knack for writing, film and/or photography

  • Be a Singaporean Citizen, PR or residing in Singapore

  • Love Nature


What is the National YRE Competition?

This is a competition to pick Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) who will then have the opportunity to report from the World’s most important environmental platforms like  The Conference of Parties (COP) by UNFCCC and the International Conference for Sustainability Education. 

To ensure fairness, all entries are judged in age categories: 11-14 years, 15-18 years and 19-25 years. You can also apply as an individual or as a group!


And there is more!  

  • Winners in the Essay category get a kickstarter fund of SGD 300.

  • Winners in the Photography category get a kickstarter fund of SGD 500. 

  • Winners in the Video category get a kickstarter fund of SGD 700.

In addition, winning entries will go to the International YRE Competition where they will compete with young reporters from 45 countries!


Loraine, 20 years old
Passionate Environmentalist
YRE Winner

Odell, 20 years old
Climate Activist 
YRE Winner

Theepa, 19 years old
Sustainable Fashion Enthusiast 
YRE Winner


Some useful tips


A little bit about our judges

Jayaprakash Bojan
Nat Geo Award winning photographer

Audrey Tan
Environment correspondent

Teo Keng Chuan (KC)
TV Commercial Director


Amazing! How do I apply? 

  1. Decide to enter either individually or as a group.

  2. Read all the terms and conditions carefully. 

  3. Select one of the recommended Sustainable Development Goals: Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11), Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12) and Climate Action (SDG 13), and link it to the issues of Climate Change, Loss of Biodiversity or Pollution. 

  4. Investigate, connect locally and create your story through video, photos or words. 

  5. Disseminate your submission through a minimum of three media outlets/events including internal school channels. 

  6. Submit before 3rd February 2020. 

  7. If you are below 21 years of age, get your Parental Consent Form signed. 

  8. Winners have been notified. Stay tuned as results will be announced in June! . 

Thank you for participating in National YRE Competition 2019. Stay tuned to this space for the results and we look forward to your participation in National YRE Competition 2020!