UBA FOUNDATION 2015 NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

UBA FOUNDATION
2015 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

Winner
N
1,000,000.00 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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