Deadline: Friday 31st January 2020.
Applications are now open for NCF/AMB. Aduke Alakija Memorial Environmental Art & Essay Competition 2020 for Nigerian Youths.
This competition is in memory of Ambassador Aduke Alakija, OFR. As a lawyer, diplomat and administrator, the late Ambassador Aduke Alakija undertook the administration of the Foundation at its earliest stage and finally ensured NCF was registered as a charitable trust in 1982. She was a member of the trustees of NCF till her death on 27th March 2016. In her last Will and Testament, the late Ambassador Alakija left a handsome pecuniary legacy to NCF, thus becoming the f irst person to give a bequest to the Foundation.
Submission for the 2019 NCF/AMB. Aduke Alakija Memorial Environmental Art & Essay Competition has commenced. The theme for this year’s competition is “Save the tree, Save the Earth”.
ART Competition is open to anyone between 5-18 years of age in full time education. CATEGORIES:
- a.5-7 years
- b.8-11 years
- c.12-14 years
- d.15-18 years
Individuals must not submit more than one entry and schools not more than 5 entries in each age category. Entries may be in colour or black and white in any drawing or painting material.
All entries must be on paper size: Minimum – 20 x 30cm Maximum-40x 50cm
Each artwork must be labelled on the back with the competitor’s full name (surname in capitals) age, sex. name and address of school and must be endorsed by the principal.
ESSAY Competition is open to anyone between 12-18 years of age in full time education.
CATEGORIES a. 12-14 years b.15-18 years : Each entry must be in competitor’s own handwriting. Competitors with disability needing someone to write their dictated essays must accompany their entries with explanatory letters from their school principal.
Age category 12-14 years: Each essay should not be more than 500 words
Age category 15-18 years: Each essay should be between 500-750 words Each essay must be labelled with competitor’s full name (surname in capitals), age, sex, name and address of school and endorsed by the principal of the school.
COLLECTION/SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES
All entries should be sent to the following locations on or before Friday 31st January, 2020.
The decision of the judges in all matters is final and no correspondence may be entered into. Non adherence to any of the rules for both categories will lead to disqualification. All submitted entries become the property of NCF. Only winners will be notified. All winners will receive certificates and Attractive prizes.