2nd ASEAN Energy Youth Awards (AEYA) 2021 [Exciting Cash Prizes]: Apply by July 31: Expired

Applications are invited for the 2nd ASEAN Energy Youth Awards (AEYA) 2021.

The ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) is pleased to announce the 2nd ASEAN Energy Youth Awards (AEYA) in recognition of young students’ valuable contribution to nation-building, sustainable development, and energy transition.

The theme of the 2nd awards is “Innovation and Creativity Towards Sustainable and Resilient Energy System in ASEAN”. These awards are jointly organised by the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE), Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), and supported by the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTI) Korea and Korea Energy Agency (KEA).

Objectives of the Awards
  • To promote sustainable and resilient energy in the region and to bring awareness and participation in the implementation of the ASEAN Plan of Action and Energy Cooperation (APAEC) Phase II: 2021-2025.
  • To encourage the participation of Youth to the AMS in expressing their perspectives and innovative ideas for enhancing energy access, and affordability in a sustainable way.
  • To engage the youth sector by using their creativity and innovation to enhance the public awareness of clean energy and a sustainable environment.
  • ASEAN Citizenship
  • The awards are open to enrolled High School and University/College (Bachelor’s degree) students
  • One applicant could only apply for one category
  • The previous winners and runners-up are not allowed to submit entries to the same categories in this year’s Awards
Categories of Awards


  • The acceptable file format is PDF
  • The length of the essay is no more than 1000 words (Times New Roman, 12, Spacing: 1,5, Paper Size: A4)
  • Language: English

Infographic Poster

  • The acceptable file formats are JPG, JPEG, PNG
  • File size 2 – 5 MB
  • Language: English


  • The acceptable file format is MP4
  • Video length: 3 Mins, Size: no more than 3 GB
  • Language: English
Criteria and Distribution of Scores
  • Substance & Creativity (50%): What message is portrayed by the work you do?
  • Relevance &Adherence (30%): Relevance on our objectives: “Innovation and Creativity Towards Sustainable and Resilient Energy System in ASEAN
  • Originality (20%): The work has not been published anywhere.

The winners and runners-up will be invited to the 39th of ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) in September 2021 and to be awarded cash prizes and trophy/medal to be presented by ACE, SEAMEO, MOTI & KEA.

How to Apply?

To submit your entries, send an email to communication@aseanenergy.org with:

  • CV
  • Proof of your Student ID
  • Your Work
  • and fill up the online registration form

Use the subject:

  • AYEA2021 – Essay – Name
  • AYEA2021 – Infographic Poster – Name
  • AYEA2021 – Video – Name
Application Deadline

July 31, 2021

Click here to view the official notification for the 2nd ASEAN Energy Youth Awards (AEYA) 2021.

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