ONE Stand Together Essay and Artwork Competition 2021 for Young Africans

Tell us your big ideas to end COVID-19 and win a prize!

Application Deadline: 20th August 2021

About the Award: Last year, ONE teamed up with 10 artists across Africa to produce the song, ‘StandTogether’ to encourage us to work together to end the pandemic.

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Now it’s your turn!

The COVID-19 pandemic changed our world and is impacting our lives, our communities, and our economies.

To help end the COVID-19 pandemic, ONE has launched the #StandTogether Essay & Artwork Competition for Africans aged from 13 to 35 years to share their ideas about how we can work together to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Finalists for the Essay competition will be selected by a panel and winners of Artwork Competition by public voting.

Type: Contest

Eligibility: Young Africans aged from 13 to 35 years.

To be Taken at (Country): Online

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: Winners will receive:

  • a 13 inch 2020 Macbook Pro or 2020 Ipad Pro 12.9 inch (winner will be given the option to choose one)
  • a bag of ONE Merchandise 
  • a virtual meet up with one of the artists featured on the ONE #StandTogether Anthem.

The educational institution of award winners (who are students) will be presented with an Apple iMac retina 4k computer.

The Top five essays and artwork will be profiled on ONE’s blog and social media channels. 

All finalists will also win a bag of ONE merchandise each.

How to Apply: To enter, either

Submit an Essay on the topic:
How Africa can stand together to end the COVID-19 pandemic (Not more than 1,000 words: PDF, MS Word)
Submit an Artwork on the theme:
How Africa can stand together to end the COVID-19 pandemic (Upload your artwork as a JPG, PDF, or PNG)

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details