Organisation : Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Competition Name : SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition 2023
Applicable For : All Active Tertiary Institution-Going Learners
Last Date : 28th February 2023
Website : https://www.internationalscholarships.dhet.gov.za/index.php/scholarships/undergraduate-scholarships/268-sadc-southern-african-development-community-tertiary-institution-essay-competition
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What is SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition?
The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has launched the 2023 SADC Tertiary Institution Essay competition to all active tertiary institution-going learners. The topic of this year’s competition is “Describe the roles that the founding fathers might have played in developing the vision for the regional integration”. Last Date of Essay Competition is 28th February 2023.
Eligibility of SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition
The SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition is open to all active tertiary institution-going learners from all 16 Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member States
How To Enter In The SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition?
To Enter In The SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition, Follow the below Instructions
The essay should be:
** 4000 words;
** typed and submitted in both hard copies and electronic in Microsoft Word document format;
** written in one of the SADC working languages, i.e. English, Portuguese and/or French;
** accompanied by a SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition Entry Form and
** submitted by 28th February 2023.
Note: Entrants should sign and initial each page of the hard copy document to make sure that they have not been altered.
In answering the research question, entrants should ensure that they address the sub – questions listed below in their essays:
** Provide a brief overview of the geopolitical roles that the Founding Fathers of SADC played in contributing to the development of the SADC vision (1000 words, 25 points);
** Describe in depth the initial SADC regional integration model and how it has improved or affected the relationships between its Member States to the present day (1000 words, 25 points);
** Describe the political and socio-economic principles and/or policies that should guide the Regional Integration agenda in Southern Africa (1000 words, 25 points);
** What initiatives can the peoples of the Region take in order to develop economic, social and cultural ties, and to participate fully in the enhancement of regional integration in Southern Africa? (1000 words, 25 points).
Applicants from South Africa must submit their completed application forms via email at Internationalscholarships@dhet.gov.za, and must sent hard copies via courier mail to the address below;
The Department of Education and Training
Private Bag X174
OR hand delivered at
Department of Higher Education and Training
123 Francis Baard Street
Prizes of SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition
The winning entry will receive a once off prize money which will cover the outright payment of the Intellectual Property Rights of the essay.
The winners at regional level will be awarded as follows;
** 1st prize will receive a prize money of USD2000;
** 2nd Prize is USD1500;
** 3rd Prize will be USD1000; and
** The top 10 winners will receive certificates signed by the Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security.
The prize will be paid directly to the winner in his/her home country through the Secretariat. Announcement of the winners will be done through the SADC website (www.sadc.int) including its social media handlers on 17th August 2023.
What is the Deadline of SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition?
Deadline of SADC Tertiary Institution Essay Competition is 28th February 2023
All queries should be forwarded to email@example.com