Rwanda Standards Board
IKIGO CY’IGIHUGU GITSURA UBUZIRANENGE

ANNOUNCEMENT: CALL TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 8TH ARSO ANNUAL CONTINENTAL ESSAY COMPETITION


Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) in collaboration with Africa Organization for Standardization (ARSO) is organizing the 8thContinental Essay Competition 2021 with the effort to ensure that youth are enlightened and their standard culture is improved. This year's theme is: "The Role of Standardisation in promoting Arts, Culture and Heritage - The Creative Economy in Africa ".
This competition is open to all students below the age of 35 years and studying in a university/college recognized by the local commission for university education or equivalent body and minimum of 25 participants should register.
Rules and conditions

  • Length of essays: Essays should be between 1000 and 1200 words
  • Presentation: Essays should be double spaced and presented in Century Gothic, size 12
  • Language of essays: Essays may be submitted in English or French
  • Information on the author: Authors may use up to 50 words to describe themselves. Information should include their names, course and year of study, name, town and country in which their university is located. (N. B: this will not be part of the 1000- 1200 words)

RSB wishes to invite all interested students from Institutions of Higher Learning in Rwanda to submit their essays together with filled registration form and the copy of identity card or passport at RSB headquarters not later than 10th May 2021.
For more information on the competition, please read the concept note or contact Mrs. KAMANZI Liliane on 0788359956, and email: liliane.kamanzi@rsb.gov.rw/info@rsb.gov.rw.

Click to read the concept note

Click to download the Registration form