The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria is the regulatory body chartered by Act 58 of 1992 to regulate the practice of Human Resources Management (HRM) of Nigeria. The Institute has the vision of being the foremost people management Institute in Africa respected across the world. Our main objective is to ensure continuous professional development of their members and stakeholders contributions to enhance human capital development in the country.
The Institute hereby announces its 2015 Annual Essay Competition. This is an opportunity for interested undergraduates in the Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics to bring to fore, their abilities to carry out research on burning issues in both Nigeria and global economy
Winning the war against corruption in Nigeria through the promotion of our ethical values
The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM)
2015 Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM) Essay Competition
First Prize: N125,000.00 and 2 HRM Books
Second Prize: N100,000.00 and 2 HRM Books
Third Prize: N75,000.00 and 2 HRM Books
Employment opportunity/prospect for the first prize winner
Free registration as student members of CIPM (for non-members) for all prize winners
All Expenses paid trip to Abuja for CIPM 2015 Annual National Conference


The essay must be original, empirical and meet the standards for publication in local and international journals.
All entries should be typed in double line spacing and must not be more than 10 pages of A4 paper or 3000 words. Font type must be Times New Roman with 12 points font size.
Citation of source must be made; in-text and work cited must appear at the end of the essay.
Plagiarism in all forms is prohibited and will attract outright disqualification of indicted entries
Interested persons must be UNDERGRADUATES of Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics and should send their spiral bound” papers on or before Monday, August 31st, 2015 with the following documents attached.
A. Reference letter from Registrar of their institution
B. Photocopy of admission letter to their current institution
C. One recent passport sized photograph
D. Current mobile telephone number and e-mail address; send to : ” The Registrar, CPM”
Entries can also be sent in Microsoft Word format by e-mail to: essaycompetition@cipmnigeria.org and copy: charitynwaigbo@cipmnigeria.org with scanned copies of the above documents (in ‘a’) as an attachment to the entry
Please note that: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and past winners are not eligible to participate
Have any questions? Please contact the organisers via e-mail: essaycompetition@cipmnigeria.org.
Deadline Is August 31st, 2015.

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  1. Emmy

    Great initiative ….
    @Emmy'z World

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