Below are the milestones for this project:

Milestone 1June 2022Registration and submission is open.
Milestone 2July 2022 Scheduled live online meeting sessions for teachers and students:
a) With MALCONS representative on marine conservation.
b) With our TOEFL Master Trainers for questions and tips during the competition.
Milestone 331 August 2022Closing date.
Milestone 4September 2022Judging period and selection of winners. Winners announcement in conjunction with the Royal Pahang International Billfish Competition  
Milestone 5October 2022Award ceremony  



All 100 winning Submissions (50 primary school category and 50 secondary school category) and best three groups submissions from institue of higher learning in Malaysia will receive the printed book “We Ocean Warriors Short Stories” and TOEFL merchandizes.


a) 3 Primary schools with the most number of students’ submission will each get TOEFL Junior Standard Test for 40 students.
b) 3 Secondary schools with the most number of students’ submission will each get TOEFL ITP Test for 40 students.

Institution of Higher Learning

3 Institutions of Higher Learning with the most number of students’ submission will each get TOEIC LR Test for 40 students.


The TOEFL® WOW Short Story Writing Competition is organized by Test Center Malaysia c/o Eshia & Associates Sdn Bhd in collaboration with Marine Life Conservation Society (MALCONS). Also contributing their time and efforts for this project are our ETS certified TOEFL® Young Student Series Master Trainers.

About Eshia & Associates Sdn Bhd

Eshia & Associates Sdn Bhd, has been the country’s representative of Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Malaysia since 2008. ETS is the world’s largest not-for-profit educational testing and assessment organization based in Princeton, New Jersey, USA that developed the TOEFL®, TOEIC®, GRE®, and Praxis Test Series. To date, ETS has administered over 50 million tests annually in more than 180 countries and all the English language tests are correlated to the CEFR.

We would to put on record our appreciation to Ministry of Education Malaysia for allowing us to conduct the TOEFL® Young Student Series: Junior English Tour (TOEFL® JET) and TOEFL® GO ENGLISH! Project for the years 2018 and 2019. More than 25,000 students from over 200 schools have participated in the above-mentioned programs. And we look forward to an equally successful TOEFL® WOW 2022 Competition.