UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2017

UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2017

Deadline: 27th October, 2017.

UBA Foundation, the CRS arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, welcomes applications from Senior Secondary school students in Nigeria for UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2017

The challenge which is a follow up on the Foundation’s Read Africa Initiative, brings a competitive stage to build up the intellectual and writing abilities of senior secondary school understudies in Nigeria.

Champs get scholarship awards to study in any African University of their decision. The competition has been held yearly since 2011 with student tested to compose on various drawing in themes to test their writing and psychological abilities.

Essay Topic

“Select a popular new technology or application and write an instruction manual for your grandparents on how to use it, and how to get the most value out of it”

Prizes to Be Won

Winner: N1,000,000 or its local currency equal to the tuition fees

1st Runner-Up: N750,000 or its local currency equal to the tuition fees
2nd Runner-Up: N500,000 or its local currency equal to the tuition fees

Consolation prizes will be given to the finalist


Applicants must be senior secondary school students schooling in Nigeria.

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their handwritten essay entries of not more than 750 words on selected topic to:
UBA Foundation,
UBA House (15th Floor),
57 Marina,
Lagos State.


Applications can also be sent to any
UBA Office in Nigeria for onward delivery to UBA Foundation.


Applicants must submit their complete contact information (names& school address, telephone numbers, residential and email addresses).

Applicants must attach photocopies of their original birth certificates or international passport data pages.
The educational grant is only applicable to applicants who intend to study in an African University.

The decision of the judges are final.
The terms and conditions guiding the competition shall apply to Winners. UBA Foundation will not be responsible for any liabilities and losses resulting from participation


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