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UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2019 (N4.5m in Prizes)

UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2019 :- UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, announces the commencement of the 2019 edition of the UBA 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.

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.

UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2019
UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2019

UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2019 Topic:

 This year, the topic is “What do you think the government should do to control fraud in Nigeria?”.

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 Enter UBA Foundation National Essay Competition:

  • 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

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

4th of November 2019

Submit Your Application Here

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Entries to:
UBA Foundation, 
UBA House, 
57 Marina, 
Lagos State.

or  any UBA Branch Office Near you.

Official Website:

For More Information Visit the UBA Official Webpage Here ( https://www.ubagroup.com/2019-national-essay-competition/ )

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