Apply: ITET Gem Essay Competition 2024 (up to N300,000 in prizes)

The ITET Gem Foundation proudly announces the second edition of its Essay Competition. This competition provides a platform for young Nigerians to express their innovative ideas and visions for the future of their country’s economy. If you are eligible, do not miss this chance to make your voice heard and possibly win exciting prizes.

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The topic for this year’s competition is “Making Nigeria an Economic Powerhouse: My Ideas for Today and Vision for the Future.” This competition invites young Nigerians to share their thoughts and solutions for the nation’s economic challenges.


Eligibility Criteria for ITET Gem Essay Competition 2024

To participate, you must:

  • Be a Nigerian residing in Nigeria.
  • Be under 18 years of age when submitting your essay.
  • Be reachable by phone (the phone does not have to be yours, but you should be contactable through it).
  • Have access to an email account for essay submission.
  • Be a registered senior school 2 or 3 student in a recognised Senior Secondary School.
  • Entries from public school students are especially encouraged, but private school students are also welcome to apply.

Essay Requirements

Your essay should:

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  • Be between 500 and 750 words.
  • Discuss Nigeria’s current economic realities.
  • Share your vision for an economically lively Nigeria.
  • Propose solutions to untangle current economic challenges.
  • Explain your role in realising these ideas now and in the future.


Winners of the ITET Gem Essay Competition will receive:

  • First Prize: N150,000.00
  • Second Prize: N100,000.00
  • Third Prize: N50,000.00

How to Apply

To enter the competition:

  1. Write your essay on the topic “Making Nigeria an Economic Powerhouse: My Ideas for Today and Vision for the Future.”
  2. Detail your perceptions and solutions regarding Nigeria’s economy and your personal role in these solutions.
  3. Submit your essay by email to [email protected].

Deadline: 24 June, 2024


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