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Wednesday, 5 November 2014

2014 UBA FOUNDATION NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION FOR NIGERIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

UBA Foundation, the CSR arm of the United Bank for Africa, is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2014 edition of the National Essay Competition amongst senior secondary school students in Nigeria. Winners will get educational grants to study in any African University of their choice.2014 UBA Foundation National Essay Competition in Nigeria

The Essay Competition is a follow upon the Read Africa® initiative of the Foundation, which involves giving out literature books to secondary school students to help rekindle the dwindling reading culture amongst the youths in Africa. The programme also involves mentoring and reading sessions with the students.

UBA Foundation 2014 National Essay Competition

Competition Details 

Entry Procedures and Rules:

  • Applicants must attach photocopies of their original birth certificates or international passport data page
  • Applicants must be senior secondary school students in Nigerian Secondary Schools
  • Applicants should send in handwritten essay entries of not more than 750 words on the above topic
  • Applicants must submit their complete contact information (name of school& address, residential address, phone numbers & email addresses)
  • The educational grant is only applicable to applicants who intend to study in an African University
  • The decision of the Judges is final
Essay Topic: Is Social Media a safe place to make friends?

Prizes


Winner - N1,000,000.00 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/fees and a Laptop
1st runner-up - N750,000.00 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/fees and a Laptop
2nd runner-up - N500,000.00 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/fees and a Laptop
Consolation Prizes will be given to the finalists

Judges:

The panel of judges is made up of professors from reputable Nigerian universities.


Entries should be sent to:
UBA Foundation
United Bank for Africa Plc UBA House (3rd Floor)
57 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Entries can also be dropped in all UBA business offices across Nigeria.

Please note that terms and conditions guiding the competition shall apply to all winners.
UBA Foundation will not be responsible for any liabilities and losses resulting from participation (Thanks to Nairacareer.com)

Closing Date For Entries is on November 14th, 2014.

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