UBA FOUDATION NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

UBA Foundation, the CSR arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA)
Plc, announces the commencement of the 2015 edition of the National Essay Competition
for senior secondary school students in Nigeria. The competition, which is
a follow up on the Foundation’s Read Africa Initiative, provides a competitive
platform to develop the intellectual and writing abilities of senior secondary
school students in Nigeria.
Winners get educational grants to study in any African University
of their choice.
The competition has been held annually since 2011 with students challenged
to write on different engaging topics to test their writing and cognitive
skills.
ESSAY TOPIC:
What
matters most to you in life and why?
ENTRY PROCEDURES AND RULES
  • Applicants
    should send in handwritten essay entries of not more than 750 words on the
    above topic to UBA Foundation, UBA House (3rd Floor), 57,
    Marina Lagos. Applications can also be sent to any UBA Business Office in Nigeria
    for onward delivery to UBA Foundation.
  • Applicants
    must submit their complete contact information (name & address of
    school, telephone number, residential and email addresses).
  • Applicants
    must attach photocopies of their original birth certificates or
    international passport data pages.
  • Entries
    close on November 13, 2015. Late entries will not be accepted.
  • Applicants
    must be senior secondary school students schooling in Nigeria.
  • The
    educational grant is only applicable to applicants who intend to study in
    an African University.
  • The
    decision of the Judges is final.
PRIZES TO BE WON
N1,
000,000.00 or its local currency equivalent for tuition fees
N750,
000.00 or its local currency equivalent for tuition fees
N500,
000.00 or its local currency equivalent for tuition fees
Consolation Prizes will be given
to the finalists
*Please
note that 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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