2017 World Bank Group Blog4Dev for East African Countries,win a trip to Washington, DC or an attachment with World Bank


Apply for 2017 World Bank Group Blog4Dev for East African Countries, successful applicants will win a trip to Washington, DC or an attachment with World Bank.

If you are a citizen of  Tanzania  between the ages of 18 and 28 and are presently living in your home country, here is your turn to have your say! The World Bank wants to hear your ideas on how to boost job opportunities for youth in Tanzania..wait no further Apply now but eligibility criteria is of the essence.

Application Deadline: 31st July, 2017

About the Award: Now in its third year, the #Blog4Dev Contest is an ideas-sharing platform for youth in Africa (Now in Tanzania). This year, the World Bank wants you to share your thoughts:

How would you increase job opportunities for young people in Tanzania?

Tell us how you would create job opportunities for a brighter future for youth in Tanzania in no more than 500 words, submit your entry to the #Blog4Dev contest, and you could win a trip to the World Bank in Washington, D.C. or an attachment with the World Bank in Tanzania!

Offered Since: 2016

Type: Contest

Eligibility: To be eligible for the #Blog4Dev contest in Tanzania, you must:

  • Be a Tanzanian citizen
  • Be currently living in Tanzania
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 28
  • Send your 500-word original blog written in either English or Kiswahili.
  • Ability to hold a conversation in English.

Selection Criteria: A panel of judges made up of World Bank staff will review the submissions to determine the winning entries.

The winning submissions will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Originality
  • Creativity
  • Clarity and Practicality

Number of Awardees: 4

Value of Contest:

  • Two winners will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC for one week.
  • Two more winners will enjoy 2-weeks attachments to the World Bank office in Tanzania.
  • All top four entries for Tanzania will be published on the WBG’s Nasikiliza blog page, and also promoted on World Bank social media channels. These will be credited to the respective bloggers

How to Apply: To enter the competition, submit your original blog entry of not more than 500 words by July 31, 2017 here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Blog4DevJul2017

Visit Contest Webpage for details

Award Provider: World Bank Group

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