2022 Francis Ibhawoh Foundation Essay Competition for Undergraduate Students
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The 2022 Francis Ibhawoh Foundation Essay Competition is currently open for interested and qualified undergraduate students with strong writing skills.
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The Francis Ibhawoh Foundation is dedicated to supporting educational achievement for the youth of Edo State and Lagos State in Nigeria and developing the capacity of individuals and communities to build a healthy and thriving democracy.
Established in 2014, our organization aims to be an active voice in the engagement and empowerment of youth, allowing them to unleash and contribute their full potential to national development. The Foundation is a registered charity in Nigeria and is inspired by the incredible legacy of educationist and public servant Francis Ehidiamen Ibhawoh.
Details of 2022 Francis Ibhawoh Foundation Essay Competition:
The Francis Ibhawoh Scholarship is awarded annually to the students with the best entries in the Francis Ibhawoh Annual Essay Competition.
The Francis Ibhawoh Foundation Essay Competition creates a platform that engages undergraduate students and makes their voices heard. This promotes and encourages academic excellence and attainment of educational goals, and sheds light on important issues related to the development of their communities, Nigeria as a nation, and Africa and the world. Past winning essays have included topics related to achieving the United Nations sustainable development goals, youth migration from Africa, protecting the rights of the African child, and strategies for addressing the challenges of funding higher education in Nigeria.
Competition Requirements for 2022 Francis Ibhawoh Foundation Essay Competition:
- Open to full-time undergraduate students of Edo State origin in Edo State (Nigeria) tertiary institutions
- The minimum requirement of CGPA is equivalent to 2:1 Grade
- Essays must be original work of the student (between 2000-3000 words)
Scholarship Duration and Reward
- The recipients of this award receive a sum of N100,000.00 from the foundation as prize.
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