UBA National Essay Competition 2020 Application for Senior Secondary School Students in Nigeria

UBA National Essay Competition 2020 Application

Deadline: October 2nd 2020

UBA National Essay Competition 2020 Application for Senior Secondary School Students in Nigeria

Now in its 10th year, the National Essay Competition,targeted at senior secondary students in Nigeria is organized 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.

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

  • 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

UBA National Essay Competition 2020 Selection procedure:

  • 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 assessment.
  • 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.

Awards

  • The first prize for the UBA National Essay Competition is a N2.5 million educational grant, while the second and third prizes are N2 million  and N1.5 million in educational grants respectively.

How to Apply- UBA National Essay Competition 2020 

  • 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.

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For more Information: Visit the webpage for UBA National Essay Competition 2020