UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2018 for Secondary School

UBA Foundation National Essay Competition – UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, announces the commencement of the 2018 edition of the National Essay Competition for senior secondary school students in Nigeria.

The Competition provides a competitive platform to develop tho intellectual and writing abilities of senior secondary school students in Nigeria. Winners get educational grants to study in any African University of their choice.

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UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2018

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 competion has been held annually since 2011 with students challenged to write on different engaging topics to test their writing and cognitive skills.

UBA Foundation National Essay Competition Topic

  • What Is The Biggest Environmental Issue You Think Your Generation Will Face? How Can It Be Avoided And How Can It Be Solved?

UBA Foundation National Essay Competition Eligibility

  • Applicants must be senior secondary school students schooling in Nigeria.

UBA Foundation National Essay Competition Prizes:

  • 1st Prize: N2,000,000 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/ fees
  • 2nd Prize: N1,500,000 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/ fees
  • 3rd Prize: N1,000,000 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/ fees

How to Participate

  • Applicants must attach photocopies of their original birth certificates or photocopies of intentional passport data page.
  • Applicants must be senior secondary school students living in Nigeria.
  • Applicants should send in handwritten essay entries Of not more than 750 words on the competition topic.
  • Applicants must submit their complete contact information (school name and address residential address, phone number and email address).
  • The educational grant is only applicable to students who intend to study in an African university.
  • The decision of the judges is final LATE ENTRIES will not be accepted

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Entries to:
UBA Foundation, 
UBA House, 
57 Marina, 
Lagos State.
Or
Applications can also be sent to any UBA Office in Nigeria.