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.
“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 House (15th Floor),
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