TBS 11th National Essay Competition 2023-2024

TBS 11th National Essay Competition 2023-2024

Welcome to our website, In This Article, are you looking for TBS 11TH National Essay Competition 2023-2024 registration form for 11th continental essay competition winner prize. The Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) is the national standards body for Tanzania established by the government as part of the efforts to strengthen the supportive infrastructure for industry and commerce sectors across the economy within the country. The Bureau was established by Parliamentary Act No. 3 of 1975 as the National Standards Institute and became operational on 16th April 1976. Subsequently, it was renamed Tanzania Bureau of Standards under Act No. 1 of 1977. On 20th March 2009, the Standards Act No. 3 of 1975 was repealed and replaced by the Standards Act No. 2 of 2009.


Tanzania Bureau of Standards invites all students from Universities and Colleges in Tanzania to participate in the 11th National Essay Writing Competition on Theme/ Topic:

  • The competition is open to all university students below the age of 35
  • The university/College MUST BE recognized in Tanzania
  • Length of the Essay should be between 1000 and 1200 words Essay should be double space & presented in Century Gothic Font, Font size 12
  • Essay MUST BE submitted in English Authors may use up to 50 words to describe themselves Information should include their name, Course year of study and University address. ( NB: This will not be part of the 1000-1200 words)
  • Authors Must submit copy of student ID/Passport and complete filled Registration form Eligibility:
  • The following essays are not eligible for this com petition Essays that have been submitted or accepted for other competition Essays that have been published in any form Essays that focus on the work of a particular person, organization or brand name Participants are only allowed to submit one essay
  • Authors may use up to 50 words to describe themselves Information should include their name, Course year of study and University address ( NB: This will not be part of the 1000-1200 words)
TBS Essay writing competition
TBS Essay writing competition


1st Winner Tshs 1,300,000

2nd Winner Tshs 1,000,000

3rd Winner Tshs 700,000

Submit your Essay, ID and Registration Form to before 28th February 2024. 4 – 10th Winners will each get Tshs 300,000.

For more registration form visit

ARSO is an intergovernmental body, established by the African Union and UNECA in 1977 with the principal mandate to harmonize African Standards and conformity assessment procedures in order to reduce Technical Barriers to Trade and therefore promote in tra African and international Trade as well as enhance the industrialization of Africa.Part of ARSO mandate is to ensure the well-being and safety of the African Community. Thus being an African organization, all the efforts to eradicate poverty and ensure the youth are enlightened and create a culture of quality among the youth is in line with its vision and mission.

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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 (NSB) in Africa to organise the competition at the National level and send out the attached documents (11th Continental Essay Concept Paper and Registration Form) to the various Universities /Colleges for the competition. The NSB is expected to conduct the competition at 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: “Empower consumers through standardisation to achieve their rights to safe quality goods and services” to their respective National Standards Bodies (NSBs) email addresses. (Confirm with your respective NSBs on the submission dates)


Winners will be selected through a fair and impartial selection process by the organizers. The decision of the judges shall be final, on the awarding procedures and process.


Regional winners

Information on regional winners will be published on the following websites:

  • The organizers
  • Their respective regional economic communities
  • The website of their national standards body

Regional winners will be announced during the national standards day celebrations in their countries immediately following the essay competition and selection of winners:

Continental winners

Information on Continental winners will be published on the following websites:

  • The organizers
  • African Union Commission
  • Website of all national standards bodies.

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