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AfriGrowth National Undergraduate Essay Competition 2013

AfriGrowth National Undergraduate Essay Competition 2013

Are you a Nigerian Undergraduate aged 18 – 26? Interested in research? Then you have an opportunity of making your skills count in this essay competition.

AfriGrowth Essay CompetitionAfriGrowth National Essay Completion has been designed to give young Nigerian undergraduates the opportunity of participation in the Nation Building process through generating ideas towards effective Youth Mentoring.


Mentoring: A Tool for Youth Empowerment and Employment Generation




Winners of the 2013 Essay Competition will be awarded the following prizes:

•           1st Place Winner – Cash of N50,000 + Laptop Computer

•           2nd Place Winner – Cash of N30,000 + Laptop Computer

•           3rd Place Winner – Cash of N20,000 + BlackBerry Phone

Note: The three winning essays will be published on the AfriGrowth website.


8 June, 2013


  • All essays must have been submitted by midnight, 8th June, 2013.
  • Participation is free and open to all young Undergraduates of Institutions of Higher Learning within ages 18 – 26.
  • Each entrant must submit only one essay.
  • All entries must be original works between 800 to 1000 words in length, and must not have been previously published on any media.
  • Each entry must have a cover page with the author’s name, school registration/ matriculation number, full residential address, telephone number and email address.
  • Every subsequent page must carry the author’s name and registration/ matric number.
  • Entries must be submitted in MS Word format with double line spacing, and must be sent as an email attachment to
  • Please note that any other formats outside the afore-mentioned will be disqualified.
  • Only successful candidates will be notified.
  • Entries will be judged based on the following parameters:

#Adherence to instructions



#Research orientation

#Proper referencing



#Mechanical accuracy


For more information, please call: 07038374522 OR 08174858338


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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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