03 October 2013

UBA ESSAY COMPETITIONS

This competition is for senior secondary students in Nigeria School. Students in secondary schools across the country have been invited to submit entries in the 2013 UBA Foundation National Essay Competition.  The essay competition for secondary students is organized by UBA Foundation;
the corporate social responsibility arm of UBA to encourage healthy and intellectual competition among secondary school students in Nigeria

Award Value

The 3 best essayists are selected as the overall winners from 12 finalists that will emerge from the first round of the competition.  The first, second and third prize winners will receive N1,000,000.00, N750,000.00 and N500,000.00 in educational grants respectively


How to Participate

 To participate in the competition, eligible senior secondary students are expected to send in handwritten entries on the topic ‘How Reading has Impacted my Knowledge’ to the UBA Foundation’s office in Lagos . At the end of October, 2013 when entries close, four renowned Nigerian Professors will review the entries and select an initial shortlist of 12 for further assessment until the overall 3 best candidates emerge.

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