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2014 UBA Foundation National Secondary School Essay Competition

2014 UBA Foundation National Secondary School Essay Competition

Students in senior secondary schools across the country have been invited to submit entries in the 2014 UBA Foundation National Essay Competition.

UBA Foundation is the corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc and uses this annual competition to challenge the reading, research, writing and critical thinking skills of Nigerian students.

The UBA Foundation National Essay Competition, which is in its fourth consecutive year, has witnessed increased participation from students since it was first launched in 2011. Going by the success recorded in Nigeria, UBA is taking the competition to other parts of Africa.


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  • Winner – N1,000,000.00 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/fees and a Laptop
  • 1st runner-up – N750,000.00 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/fees and a Laptop
  • 2nd runner-up – N500,000.00 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/fees and a Laptop
  • Consolation Prizes will be given to the finalists


14 November, 2014

  • Applicants must attach photocopies of their original birth certificates or international passport data page
  • Applicants must be senior secondary school students in Nigerian Secondary Schools.
  • Applicants should send in handwritten essay entries of not more than 750 words on the topic
  • Applicants must submit their complete contact information (name of school & address, residential address, phone numbers & email addresses)
  • The educational grant is only applicable to applicants who intend to study in an African University
  • The decision of the Judges is final. The panel of judges is made up of professors from reputable Nigerian universities.
    Late entries will not be accepted.
  • Entries should be sent to:
    UBA Foundation
    United Bank for Africa Plc UBA House (3rd Floor)
    57 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Entries can also be dropped in all UBA business offices across Nigeria. Please note that terms and conditions guiding the competition shall apply to all winners.
  • UBA Foundation will not be responsible for any liabilities and losses resulting from participation.




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