Apply For UBA Foundation essay competition 2021

Apply For UBA Foundation essay competition 2021

The national essay competition of the UBA, aimed at high school students in Nigeria, is organized annually, as part of the educational initiative of the UBA Foundation, which is aimed at promoting the culture of reading and encouraging healthy competition and Intellectual among high school students in Nigeria and through Africa.

Topic: What is the role of technology in educating young Africans?

Selection and eligibility criteria:


  • It must be at Senior High School
  • You must send a manuscript assay (750 Max words)
  • You must send a passport photo
  • You must submit a copy of your national identification or passport from the birth certificate.
  • Awards

1st winning Award N3,000, educational grant to any African University

Winner of the 2nd Award N2,500,000 Educational grant to any African University

Winner of the third prize n2,000, educational grant to any African University


The entries received for the competition will be reviewed by a distinguished panel of judges composed of professors of reputable Nigerian universities that will then present 12 trials for an additional evaluation.

After this, the second round of competition will involve the 12 finalists who will write a second supervised trial. Three better trials will be selected as the general winners of the 12 finalists in the second round of competition.

Note that all incomplete or duplicate entries will be disqualified.

How to apply:

The applicant must present his full contact information (name, age, school, school address, telephone number, residential address, and email address).

Applicants must attach photocopies from their original birth certificates or international passport data page.

Apply Here

Application Deadline: October 29th, 2021

Visit The UBA Official Website For More Information


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