The UBA Foundation has launched a new scholarship essay contest for Senior secondary school students in Nigeria. The best three entries shall be awarded full scholarship to study in a Nigerian university.
The best essay writer will win a one million naira (N1,000,000) scholarship. Second position will receive a seven hundred and fifty thousand naira (N750,000) scholarship, while the third position gets a five hundred thousand naira (N500,000) scholarship.
The cash prize will serve as the total sum of scholarship for that individual four years duration in the university. However, she added that in a situation where a SS1 students won, such money will be kept until he gains admission into the university.
The essay competition, to be known as the ‘UBA Foundation National Essay Competition in Nigeria’ commenced on Monday September 12, 2011 and entries will close at the end of October 2011.
How to Enter
Submit a handwritten essay of not less than seven hundred and fifty (750) words on the topic “Me and My Career” and send it to the UBA Foundation office in Lagos.
UBA House, 57 Marina, P.O. Box 2406, Lagos, Nigeria.
Entrants should be registered students of a senior secondary school in Nigeria.
At the end of October 2011 when entries close, three renowned Nigerian Professors will review the entries and select an initial shortlist for further assessment.
End of October. However, you are advised to send your entries early to ensure it reaches the UBA Foundation office before the deadline.
The best essay writer will win a cash prize of one million naira (N1,000,000) only. Second position will receive a cash prize of seven hundred and fifty thousand naira (N750,000) only, while the third position gets five hundred thousand naira (N500,000)
The cash prize will serve as the total sum of scholarship for that individual four years duration in the university.
All winners will be “UBA Scholars”
The scholarship is open to students in private and public secondary schools who intend to pursue university education in Nigeria. If you know anyone who might need this, please forward to them.