Apply For the 10th UBA National Essay Competition For Secondary Schools.

Apply For the 10th UBA National Essay Competition For Secondary Schools.


It’s the 10th edition of the annual @ubafoundation #UBANEC

This year, the program has been amended to adhere to the COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. A digital submission platform has been created to enable students in Nigeria apply from the comfort of their homes. We have also increased the prize money by 33%!!!

We are officially calling for entries for the #NEC2020! Tell your friends, students, children or wards to submit an essay and stand a chance to win a scholarship to the University!!!

Essay Topic:
Do you think that the lock down during theCovid-19 pandemic was an essential measure in
spite of the hardship it brought economically? What would you have done differently and why?”

Eligible Countries

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

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 assessement.
*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

How to Apply:
*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.


or Post to
UBA Foundation
UBA House (15th Floor)
57, Marina
Lagos State

or Drop-Off at any UBA Business Office in Nigeria for onward delivery to UBA Foundation.


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