The Old Starehian Society (OSS) is a non-political and non-profit alumni association for the Starehe Schools. OSS brings together alumni of Starehe Girls’ Centre, Starehe Boys’ Centre as well as other stakeholders in order to network, uplift each other, support the Starehe Schools and transform the society we live in.

OSS is celebrating its Golden Jubilee; 50 years since being founded. To mark this important milestone, the Society plans to hold a series of celebratory events in 2021. In line with this, OSS is looking for a catchy, professional yet simple logo design for the OSS@50 celebrations.


Winner: KSH 20,000

1st & 2nd Runners Up: OSS College Jacket and Cap


Logo text should reflect “OSS@50”

Designs should fall within OSS’ colour scheme below:

BLUE C-100% M-97% Y-0% K-0% #2C3590 R-44 G-53 B-144
RED C-0% M-100% Y-97% K-0% #EC2027 R-236 G-32 B-39
BLACK Absolute black #000000 R-0 G-0 B-0
WHITE Absolute white #ffffff R-255 G-255 B-255

The design can associate with the current OSS or Starehe imagery (e.g. gryphon, bugles, stars, etc).

Design should portray a celebratory mood.

Use no more than 2 fonts (The font files should be submitted alongside the design as Open Type Fonts or in .TTF Format).

Should be on a minimum size A4 canvas/page artwork.

All design material should be sent in .pdf format and once selected the winner should be ready to submit the original design formats as either .psd .ai .svg or .cdr.

The designs should be submitted for both print and web.


All design material should be sent in .pdf format. 

The deadline for submissions is Midnight, Thursday, 12th November 2020. Late entries will NOT be accepted. 

The top 3 finalists will be announced on Thursday, 19 November, 2020 and contacted directly by OSS representative. The winning logo will be announced and unveiled in a virtual meeting convened before end of the year. 

All submissions should be sent to info@oldstarehians.org with the following details:

1) Your Name as per National ID/Passport

2) Contact details (Email and Phone Number)


The competition is open to individuals only (Any team effort should be submitted through one individuals name).

The competition is open to the public.

All design material submitted will be kept confidential.

Please don’t share your designs in a public forum until they have been commissioned.

There will be one winner receiving cash while the runners up will be appreciated with a certificate and a ticket to the OSS Gala Dinner.

We will only allow one design submission per entrant.

The submitted works must be the original design of the submitter and must be free of any copyright or

other intellectual property rights.

The winning logo will become the property of the Old Starehian Society.

The judges’ decision will be final. By participating, you agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this brief.

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