Be Part Of The #ICANBEMORE , Young & Cerebral 2018 Essay Competition And Win Prizes.

by May 07, 2018 0 comments

Young and Cerebral, a brand aimed at empowering, inspiring and giving a voice to the youth is declaring its annual Essay Competition for the year 2018 open. This year's topics are centred on the core belief of the Young and Cerebral brand; Personal fulfilment through actualisation.

The aim is to connect with and engage youths on issues of self-development, personal transformation & fulfilment, encourage and reward creative writing as well as promote Nigerian ideas and stories through writing. Our goal is to sustain a national conversation about creative writing for change. With that in mind, the following topics have been chosen

Category 1 is open to all ages. 

The Topic is 
1. How will your raw idea change the world? The essay should be no more than 500 words.

Category 2 is open to people between the ages of 18 and 35 years
2. Write about a popular Nigerian that you consider self-actualized. The essay should be no more than 750 words.


Smartphones, Laptops and Writing courses. 

Winners will also have the opportunity to access Young and Cerebral resources for their growth and development.

Young and Cerebral started its Essay competition in 2013 and has received over 1,500 entries yearly across 18 states in Nigeria. 

This year's judges include Adewale Yusuf, Sally Kenneth-Dadzie, Joy Isi-Bewaji, Earl Okezie, Folawe Omikunle and Isabella Akinseye. 

Sponsors of this year’s Essays includes Samsung, Bruno’s Place, Unilag Fm, Y Naija and Queen Moremi. 
Entries should be sent to in word format using Arial Typeface size 12, before 12 midnight of May 31st, 2018. 

Winners will be announced in the month of July 2018. 

For more information, follow @youngcerebral on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Entries Close on 31st May, 2018.


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