Spark Contest

Share your thoughts with us for the chance to be featured and connected to industry experts and like-minded readers with insightful and dynamic thinking. Empowering undiscovered voices to dive into the heart of any topic and bring new ideas to the surface.


Have a fresh thought or perspective in mind?
Share it with us!

Here’s a chance to spark new ideas and share to like-minded community. Send us your thoughts and ideas in writing attached with reliable sources. You may be the next potential talent the industry experts are looking for!

Only submit works that you have either created yourself, or that you have rights to. Do not submit works that are copyrighted by someone else.

All entries will be reviewed to ensure they fit the rules and regulations. A combination of voting by OpenAcademy team and a panel of industry experts determines the Winner of the Month.



October - Decemeber 2021


Undergraduate/ Postgraduate

submission deadline

25th of Every Month


You may choose any industry from F&B, Technology, Finance, Manufacturing, Education and more!

You may choose dive into topic ranging from Digital, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Social Media, Digital Marketing etc in the industry. 

Let us know your thoughts in article format with no more than 1,000 words. 


You many write anything you find interesting, literally anything!

To ensure the contents and facts are accurate and correct, please list down all references below of your articles. 

Once you’re done with your work, you’re ready to submit your work and wait for the good news from us!


3 winners will be chosen every month!
10 consolation prizes

Guaranteed Internship

Guaranteed internship opportunity with OpenMinds and OpenAcademy.

Exclusive Consultation

Exclusive private consultation with Jan Wong, Founder of OpenMinds & Forbes 30 under 30 2017.

Community Creator

Promoted as Community Creator of The Digital Space Community.

Free Credits

Up to RM500 OpenAcademy credits for all courses.

OpenAcademy App

Featured on OpenAcademy App with more than 10,000 users.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

There’s no limits to the submission. The more you submit, the higher chance you will win!

The winner may claim it within 1 year timeframe, eah internship will lasts for minimum of 3 months.

The winner list will be published on the 30th of every month.

Yes. We will be notifying you via email and to get your consent before publishing your works.

You may download the OpenAcademy App to check them out!

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