2023 ICRC Red Cross Essay Contest

Written by Michael Nz. on February 27, 2023

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ICRC Red Cross Essay Contest 2023 is now available for all residents of Pakistani high school students, college students, or other professional groups who can participate in this essay contest.

There is no age limit and people from all walks of life and professions can enter the competition.

The ICRC represents the International Committee of the Red Cross. This contest has three cash prizes.

ICRC Pakistan presents the 6th edition of the annual bilingual essay writing contest. The selection committee selects the 3 best essays and the winners receive cash prizes. The first prize is Rs. 80000/-, the second prize is 60000/- and the third prize is 40000/-.

About the sponsor: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Pakistan 

The International Committee of the Red Cross is a humanitarian institution based in Geneva, Switzerland, and a three-time Nobel Laureate.

The ICRC’s work is based on the 1949 Geneva Conventions, their Additional Protocols, their Statutes, those of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and the resolutions of the International Conferences of the Red Cross.

The ICRC is an independent and neutral organization that guarantees humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence. It acts in response to emergencies and promotes respect for international humanitarian assistance, law, and its application in national legislation.

They launched an endangered healthcare program in Pakistan in 2015 and have since conducted a series of surveys and studies to address the threat of persistent violence against staff and institutions. These resources are made available on the public website and participants are encouraged to apply.

Level / field of study

Red Cross Contest 2023 is available for a high school program.

Host Nationality

The Red Cross Contest 2023 is to be hosted by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Pakistan.

Eligible Nationality

The Competition is available to residents of Pakistan High Schools Students, College Students, or any professional body.

Also, read if you want to study outside your country Simple and detailed answers on how to apply and win a scholarship.

What is the value of this competition?

The Red Cross Essay Contest is worth the various cash prizes.

  • Cash rewards. 1st Prize: Rs 80,000.
  • 2nd Prize: Rs. 60,000
  • 3rd Prize: Rs 40,000

Eligibility for the ICRC essay contest

  • There is no template and submissions can follow any appropriate format. Participants can use citation styles and formatting (eg, Chicago Manual, APA, MLA, etc.) according to their preferences. However, all mentioned material should be included in the footnotes.
  • Plagiarism of up to 10% is acceptable. Anything over 10% will be penalized by either mark deduction or disqualification, depending on the plagiarism report.
  • The contest is open to all Pakistani citizens, including current and retired civil servants, applying for the 2023 ICRC Red Cross Competition on April 26, 2023.

Rules governing the ICRC Red Cross essay contest

Rules you must follow for this competition:

  • Open to all
  • Word limit 5000 (excluding footnotes)
  • The essay must be computer written and must be in Pdf format.

How to apply for the 2023 ICRC Red Cross essay contest

  • Write your essay in MS Word. Convert your essay to PDF format and email it as an attachment to  [email protected]
  • The email subject should be: ‘Submission: Essay Contest 2023’. Each submission will include the writer’s name, email address, contact number, and occupation.
  • Submit your text before or on April 26, 2023. The registration process will be carried out as follows: Advertising has declared the test in MS Word.


Deadline for the 2023 ICRC competition

The last date to apply for the 2023 Essay Contest is April 26, 2023. Submit your essay before or on  April 26, 2023. The application procedure is given below as well as the advertisement is also given below.

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