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2021 Africa Organization for Standardization (ARSO) 8th Continental Essay Competition ($USD 2,000+ Prize & Fully Funded to ARSO AGM in Nigeria)

8th Continental Essay Competition for the year 2021

Theme: “The role of Standardisation in promoting Arts, Culture and Heritage – The Creative Economy in Africa”

University and College Students under the age of 35 years eligible to participate

The Competition aims to have 3 categories of winners: the National, Regional and Continental. In this regard, ARSO is requesting all the National Standards Bodies (NSBs) in Africa to organise the competition at the National level and send out the attached documents (8th Continental Essay Concept Paper and Registration Form) to the various Universities /Colleges for the competition. The NSB is expected to conduct the competition at the National level. This entails sending out the relevant documents to Colleges/ Universities, receiving the essays from the participants, doing the assessment and awarding or giving recognition to the winners as appropriate to the NSB.

The organizers are inviting students in institutions of higher learning in Africa (Colleges/ Universities approved by their local commission of higher education) to submit their essays on the theme: “The role of Standardisation in promoting Arts, Culture and Heritage – The Creative Economy in Africa.” to their respective National Standards Bodies (NSBs) email addresses. (Confirm with your respective NSBs on the submission dates)

8th Essay Competition Concept 2021 EnglishDownload

ARSO CACO EC Form1 2021 – Registration form ENG Download

Application Deadline: June 4th 2021

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