This is to inform the general public that UBA Essay competition Foundation scheme 2020 has been announced.
Therefore, the UBA Essay competition Foundation scheme 2020 the Registration portal is opened for Senior secondary School students.
Meanwhile, the UBA Essay Scheme commencement is of the 2020 edition of its annual National Essay Competition in Nigeria, with a call for entries.
The essay will be organized by the National Essay Competition (NEC), which is a part of UBA Foundation’s education initiative.
The main aim at of this essay Competition is to promote the reading culture and encouraging healthy and intellectual competition amongst secondary school students in Nigeria and across Africa.
This year’s edition has been modified to ensure ease of access and increased participation of senior secondary school students from the comfort of their homes through the introduction of a digital submission portal.
UBA 2020 Foundation essay competition also increased its prize money for the 2020 edition. The first prize winner will get an educational grant of N2.5m, up from N2m in 2019.
The second and third prize winners will now receive N2m and N1.5m educational grants respectively, from N1.5m and N1m which were awarded in the previous year’s competition.
Application Deadline: October 2nd, 2020
Number of Scholarships: 3
Value of Awards: The first prize for the UBA National Essay Competition is a N2.5 million educational grant, while the second and third prizes are N2 million and N1.5 million in educational grants respectively.
United Bank for Africa National Essay Competition Eligibility:
Applicants must be a Secondary School Student, submit a handwritten essay, submit a passport photograph and finally, must submit a copy of a birth certificate, National ID or passport
United Bank for Africa National Essay Competition Selection Procedures
Entries received for the competition will be reviewed by a distinguished panel of judges made up of professors from reputable Nigerian Universities. Therefore, They will then shortlist 12 essays for further assessment.
Following this, a second round of competition will involve the 12 finalists who will write a second supervised essay from which three best essays will be selected as the overall winners from the 12 finalists emerged from the first round of the competition
United Bank for Africa National Essay Competition Application Process
Applicant must submit their completed contact information (Name, Age, School, Address of school, Telephone Number, Residential Address and Email Address).
Applicants must attach photocopies of their original birth certificates or international passport data page.
or Post to UBA Foundation
UBA House (15th Floor)
or Drop-Off at any UBA Business Office in Nigeria for onward delivery to UBA Foundation.
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