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Apply For The ARSO 2016/2017 4th Continental Essay Competiton

Apply For The ARSO 2016/2017 4th Continental Essay Competition

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Apply For The ARSO 2016/2017 4th Continental Essay Competition

The African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) is organising the 4th Continental Essay Competition for 2016/2017. The aim of this competition is to ensure that youths are enlightened and their standard culture is improved.

The competition will have 3 categories of winners: National, Regional and Continental. for this reason, ARSO has requested that all the National Standards Bodies in Africa to organise the competition at the National level and send out the attached document to the various universities and colleges eligible for the competition.

ELIGIBILITY

Students in any higher institution of learning in Africa which includes Universities and Colleges approved by local commission of higher education. The competition is opened to citizens of all African Countries below the age of 35 years living and studying in any African University or College.

ENTRY RULESĀ 

  1. Essays should be between 1000 and 1200 words.
  2. Essays should be double spaced and presented in Century Gothic, size 12
  3. Essays must be submitted in English or French
  4. Authors may use up to 50 words to describe themselves. Information should include their names , course and year of study, name of town and country in which their university is located (NB: this will not be part of the 1000-1200 words)
  5. Authors should provide their postal, telephone,email addresses on the first page of their essay together with the title of the essay and information on the author.
  6. A copy of the identity card or passport and a completely filled registration form obtained from ARSO (www.arso-oran.org) should be attached.

PRIZES TO BE WON

At regional Level.

1st position -USD 500

2nd Position -USD 300

3rd Position -USD 200

At Continental Level

1st Position -(male and female) each -USD 1000

2nd Position-USD 800

3rd Position-USD 500

Winners will be given a trip and accommodation to the next ARSO General Assembly event that will take place in 2017.

ESSAY THEME

ROLE OF STANDARDISATION IN FACILITATING HUMAN RIGHTS WITH PARTICULAR FOCUS ON THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN

APPLICATION DEADLINE

1st of March 2017

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