UBA Foundation, is calling on all senior secondary school students in Nigeria to participate in the 2016 edition of the National Essay Competition. Organized since 2011, the competition provides a competitive platform to develop the intellectual and writing abilities of senior secondary school students.
The students stand the chance of winning educational grants to help with their tuition in any African University of their choice. The National Essay Competition in Nigeria has produced 15 winners, some of which are studying in various universities across Africa.
Essay topic: If you were in a position to help the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), what would you do?
HOW TO APPLY
-> Applicants should send in handwritten essay entries of not more than 750 words on the above topic to UBA Foundation, UBA House (3rd Floor), 57, Marina Lagos. Applications can also be sent to any UBA Business Office in Nigeria for onward delivery to UBA Foundation.
-> Applicants must submit their complete contact information (name & address of school, telephone number, residential and email addresses).
-> Applicants must attach photocopies of their original birth certificates or international passport data pages.
-> Applicants must be senior secondary school students schooling in Nigeria.
The educational grant is only applicable to applicants who intend to study in an African University.
Winner N1,000,000.00 or its local currency equivalent for tuition fees
1st runner-up N750,000.00 or its local currency equivalent for tuition fees
2nd runner-up N500,000.00 or its local currency equivalent for tuition fees
All finalist will receive consolation prizes.
*Please note that all terms and conditions apply. The judges decision is final. UBA Foundation will not be responsible for any liabilities and losses resulting from participation
Entries close on Friday, 4th November, 2016. Late entries will not be accepted.