2nd Continental Essay Competition for Africans

2nd Continental Essay Competition for Africans

Deadline: December 14, 2014

ARSO( African Organization for Standardization) in conjunction with Apex Management system invites students in african college/universities to enter for its 2nd continental essay competition.The theme for this year’s contest is: The role of Standards in promoting sustainable Agriculture and food security in Africa .

Prizes

AT NATIONAL LEVEL (National Standards body is responsible for the awarding)

AT REGIONAL LEVEL

Regions include: Central Africa, Eastern Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa and West Africa

  • 1st position –  $500 USD + fully paid trip to ARSO 21ST General Assembly (Best Male and best Female)
  • 2nd position – $400 USD, + fully paid trip to ARSO 21ST General Assembly (Best Male and best Female)
  • 3rd position – $300 USD + fully paid trip to ARSO 21ST General Assembly (Best Male and best Female)

AT CONTINENTAL LEVEL

  • 1st position – $1000 USD + fully paid trip to ARSO 21ST General Assembly (Best Male and best Female)
  • 2nd position – $800 USD + fully paid trip to ARSO 21ST General Assembly (Best Male and best Female)
  • 3rd position –  $500 USD + fully paid trip to ARSO 21ST General Assembly (Best Male and best Female)

Eligibility

  • Entrants must be under the age of 35;
  • Open to Citizens of all African Countries who are currently living in Africa and studying in a university/college recognized by the local commission for university education or equivalent body

Essay Requirements

  •  Essays should be between 1000 – 1200 words
  • Essays should be double spaced and presented in Century Gothic, size 12
  • Essays may be submitted in English or French at Regional level but at National level the essays may be submitted as per preferred language by the National Standards Body
  • Authors may use up to 50 words (excluded from 1000-1200 essay limit)go describe themselves. Information should include their names, course and year of study, name,town and country in which their university is located.
  • Essays that focus on the work of a particular person, organization or brand name
  • Essays that have been shown or accepted for other competitions or published in any form are not acceptable

How to Enter

Submit essays to the e-mail addresses of the National Standard Body. Click here for the NSB contacts for each country.

For more information, visit Apex Training Africa
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