HESSA International Summit Design Theme Competition

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HESSA International Summit Design Theme Competition
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USAID’s HESSA is organizing its annual International Summit from June 10-12, 2024, in Islamabad. 

In preparation, we are happy to announce a summit design theme competition for undergraduate students currently enrolled at our partner HEIs. We are inviting one final entry from each university according to guidelines given below.

Conference title: Shaping the future of higher education in Pakistan

Conference tagline: Educate | Innovate | Elevate

Conference dates: June 10-12, 2024

Eligibility: Students actively enrolled in any undergraduate degree program (Only individual participation/entries will be allowed. No team entries)

Only single submission per HEI

Submissions must be original, without plagiarism or the use of copyrighted materials, or assistance from teachers/mentors.

Contestant will have to design:

  • one creative banner (size: 8’ width, 4’ height) clearly mentioning the conference title, tagline, and dates mentioned in first three bullets
  • one creative poster advertisement (size: A4) using the sample content available here: https://hessa.utah.edu/summit/
  • Contestant should not create a logo for the event. However, the text design can be used in a creative way to ensure a unique design identity for the event.
  •  Logos of USAID, HEC and implementing partner institutions (Utah, Alabama, IIE) can be placed on top header as per sample web banner here: https://hessa.utah.edu/summit/
  • Submission should be done in JPG format, high resolution, file size up to 2MBs, at least 300DPI
  • If selected, the HESSA project will have the ownership and usage rights of the winner.


  •  March 15, 2024 is the deadline

The winning individual and university will be announced in a virtual session on April 2, 2024. The winner will be awarded/recognized at the conference opening ceremony in June 2024.