UBA Foundation National Essay Competition for Nigerian Students 2022 (7.5 Million Naira in Prizes)
Now in its 11th year, the essay competition, targeted at senior secondary school students in Nigeria is organised annually, as part of UBA Foundation’s education initiative which is aimed at promoting the reading culture and encouraging healthy and intellectual competition amongst secondary school students in Nigeria and across Africa.
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Essay Topic: This year, the topic is “ASUU Strikes have often cost Nigerian students time. Advise the Nigerian government on how they can reach an agreement with ASUU to improve tertiary education in the country.”
Requirements and Qualifications for UBA Foundation National Essay Competition
- Be a Secondary School Student
- Must submit a handwritten essay (750 words MAX)
- Must submit a passport photograph
- Must submit a copy of a birth certificate, National ID or passport
Benefits of UBA Foundation National Essay Competition
- The first prize for the UBA National Essay Competition is a N3 million educational grant, while the second and third prizes are N2.5 million and N2 million in educational grants to any African University of their choice.
- Entries received for the competition will be reviewed by a distinguished panel of judges made up of professors from reputable Nigerian Universities, who will then shortlist 12 essays for further assessement.
- Following this, a second round of competition will involve the 12 finalists who will write a second supervised essay from which three best essays will be selected as the overall winners from the 12 finalists emerged from the first round of the competition
How to Apply
Go to UBA Foundation on forms.gle to apply
- Applicant must submit their completed contact information (Name, Age, School, Address of school, Telephone Number, Residential Address and Email Address).
- Applicants must attach photocopies of their original birth certificates or international passport data page.
For more details,visit UBA Foundation website