The Nigerian Stock Exchange offers one of its financial literacy and inclusion initiatives, the NSE Essay Competition 2019 which is open to participants from every Nigerian state.
About The Competition:
Established to close the gap in classroom learning with the practical knowledge required for long-term personal financial planning, in its 19th year, the NSE Essay Competition has inspired over 67,000 young people in more than 12,000 schools across Nigeria. Thereby fulfilling is overall goal of developing a culture of wealth creation amongst the youth towards “Building a Financially Savvy Generation”.
To qualify for the competition, the submitted essay must your original work. However, you can get other people's input or assistance if you wish, but they shouldn't write for you. Be creative in your responses to the topic "Building a Financially Savvy Generation".
The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets. The NSE, a registered company limited by guarantee, was founded in 1960 and it is licensed under the Investments and Securities Act (ISA) and is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Nigeria. The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services and more. The Nigerian Stock Exchange is committed to adopting the highest levels of international standards. To support ... read more
|POSITION?||PRIZE (STUDENT)||PRIZE (SCHOOL)?|
|1st||N500,000 worth of equity investmentsN500,000 scholarship fund for university education1 Laptop computer/tabletCertificate of achievementHeadline at NSE Closing Gong Ceremony||Trophy3 PCs and a printer|
|2nd||N300,000 worth of equity investmentsN400,000 scholarship fund for university education1 Laptop computer/tabletCertificate of achievementParticipation at NSE Closing Gong Ceremony||Trophy2 PCs and a printer|
|3rd||N200,000 worth of equity investmentsN300,000 scholarship fund for university education1 Laptop/tabletCertificate of achievementParticipation at NSE Closing Gong Ceremony||Trophy1 PC and a printer|
Consolation Prizes: 7 Laptops/tablets? for 7 Runners-up
How to Enter:
For more details, please visit the scholarship website here