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2013 National Secondary School Essay Competition on the Internet

2013 National Secondary School Essay Competition on the Internet

The 2013 National Essay Competition is presented by Youth Support Counseling Consult (YSCC).

The competition aims to celebrate and nurture the creative talents of young writers from secondary schools across Nigeria, by providing a platform for students to compete with their peers.

Youth Support Counseling Consult (YSCC)’s mission is to empower youths by providing Guidance, Counseling, Information and access to Education for Nigerian youths. YSCC also provides counseling consultation services to academic institutions and youth organizations.

Topicessay competition for Nigerians

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Organizer

Youth Support Counseling Consult (YSCC)

Prizes

Winners of the 2013 National Essay Competition will be awarded the following prizes. Please note that prizes will be awarded to winners, as well as, schools attended by the winner.

1st Prize: All-Expense-paid tour of top UK Universities for 1st place winner plus 4 laptop computers to be presented to the IT lab of secondary school attended by winner

2nd Prize: All-Expense-paid tour of top UK Universities for 2nd place winner plus 3 laptop computers to be presented to the IT lab of secondary school attended by winner

3rd Prize: All-Expense-paid tour of top UK Universities for 3rd place winner plus 2 laptop computers to be presented to the IT lab of secondary school attended by winner

4th Prize: All-Expense-paid tour of top UK Universities for 4th place winner plus 1 laptop computer to be presented to the IT lab of secondary school attended by winner

5th Prize: All-Expense-paid tour of top UK Universities for 5th place winner

Deadline

31 March 2013

Guidelines

  • Participation in the essay competition is free of all charges and is open to secondary school students in Year 11 or 12 (SS2      or SS3).
  • Each entrant may submit only one essay.
  • All entries must be original works by student submitting the essay. Entries may not have been      previously published in professional media.
  • To be eligible, entries must be original works of prose, between 1,000 to 2,000 words in length.
  • Entries must be submitted in electronic format; as an email attachment in a double-spaced MS Word document with numbered pages to entries@nationalessaycompetition.com.      Please note that all other formats will be disqualified.
  • Each entry for the essay competition must have a cover page with the author’s name, full mailing address, telephone number and email address. Every subsequent page must carry the student’s name and page number.
  • Submissions must be received by midnight on the 31st of March 2013
  • All entries are final. No revisions are accepted.
  • Winners will be individually notified of the results by email or telephone.
  • Award presentation ceremony would be held as follows:

Venue: Apa Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites. Victoria Island, Lagos

Date: 18th April 2013

Time: 10am

  • Parents and school administrators are encouraged to attend event with winners to receive the      prize to be awarded to winner’s school.

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About Muhammed Abdullahi Tosin

Writer. Difference Maker. Entrepreneur. Author, Your Right To Write & Vertical Writing. Winner, 11 Writing Prizes.

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