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2019 PZ Cusson Challenge for Nigerian Secondary School Students

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PZ Cusson is calling for application for the 2019 chemistry challenge for secondary school students in Nigeria.

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Aim and Benefits

PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge (PZCCC), an initiative of the PZ Cussons foundation, is aimed at improving the learning culture of Chemistry in Secondary Schools in Nigeria.
The initiative is an annual event that commenced in 2013 and has successfully completed 5 editions which were open only to schools in Lagos state,
In 2015 (edition 3) the initiative was supported by Carex Handwash, In 2018 the initiative was sponsored by Premier Cool Deo Soap and Nunu milk
2019 Edition
The 6th edition of the competition will ‘break’ the norm to strategically be a National competition that will cut across the GPZs.
In the past editions of the PZCCC, housed brands had always sponsored the competition; the 6th edition however will be supported by Premier (Nigeria’s No 1 Toilet Soap).


1st Prize
Student: ?1,000,000
Teacher: ?250,000
School: Desktop and Lab Equipment


2nd Prize
Student: ?750,000
Teacher: ?150,000
School: Desktop and Lab Equipment


3rd Prize
Student: ?500,000
Teacher: ?100,000
School: Desktop and Lab Equipment



Requirments for Scholarship Competition Qualification

  • The competition is open to all SS 2 Chemistry students in Nigerian Schools.
  • Students have to be schooling within Nigeria.
  • Students are to be sponsored by their Secondary School and/or Parent.
  • Entries are open to both Private and Public Secondary Schools.
  • After registration, candidates would be required to printout a computer generated docket (with passport picture, name, school, passport, parent's and principal's name) for identification.
  • All registered students are required to undertake the online quiz which will form the basis for the initial shortlisting.

Application Deadline

April 27, 2019 .

How to apply

Registration would be strictly online.
After registration candidates would be required to printout a computer-generated docket (with passport picture, name, school, passport, parent’s and principal’s name etc) for identification
A unique code/ OTP/ exam number and full log-in details would be displayed telling the candidate when/ where to take the first phase of the exam
Only the top 200 per state would make it to the ‘Activation phase’.
The activation phase would be broken into 3 stages –
Top 200 from the online test would seat across 3 CBT centres – Lagos, Abuja & Rivers
Top 10 students from each centre would compete in Lagos, Abuja and Rivers in a practical test
Top 2 Students from each centre would compete in Lagos on stage for the PZCCC title

Interested and qualified? Go to PZ Cusson on to apply
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