Students from secondary schools in 24 districts of Ho Chi Minh City will participate in the district-level rounds of the 2016 “Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing” contest from now until October 16. Around 64 6th – 9th grade students of district 10 took part in the district-level round on September 27. Meanwhile, the district-level rounds of districts 1, 6,8 and Nha Be will be held on September 28. Every district will select 6 outstanding students scoring the highest marks for the city-level competition that will take place at Le Quy Don High School on October 29. Award-winning students who get the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places of every grade will receive bonus points in the 10th grade entrance exam. The “Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing” contest has attracted more and more students every year. The competition aims to encourage literature study, reading and writing good essay amongst students, help them to enhance their sensitivity and creativity of expression. Additionally, the “Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing” contest for the Mekong Delta region will be held in Long An Province on November 26. The contest is co-organized by the Prudential Life insurance company in Vietnam and Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper with support from the education and training departments of HCM City, and the Mekong delta provinces and cities.