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UBA Foundation 2019 National Essay Competition

Good news for all Senior Secondary School Students in Nigeria who loves to rack their brain, that loves critical thinking. Here is an opportunity for you to show case your intellectual prowess. 

The CRS arm of the United Bank For Africa (UBA) PLC is currently inviting applications from qualified Senior Secondary School Students to enter for its 2019 Edtion of the National Essay Competition (NEC). Before applying, you must be a Secondary School Student in Nigeria and you must answer the question; scroll down to see the essay topic. 

The competition is aimed at giving educational grants to students who intend to study in an African University of their choice. 

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About UBA Foundation

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, is a leading pan-African financial services group headquartered in Nigeria. It is one of Africa's best and most resilient banking Groups with operations in 20 African countries and offices in three global financial centers: London, Paris and New York. UBA has more than fourteen million customers and over 1,000 business offices and customer touch points globally. UBA has been operating in Africa since 1949, referred to then as the British and French Bank Limited (BFB)It took over the assets and liabilities of BFB and was incorporated as a limited liability c... read more


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UBA National Essay Competition


Aim and Benefits of UBA National Essay Competition

  1. 1st Prize: N2,000,000 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/ fees
  2. 2nd Prize: N1,500,000 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/ fees
  3. 3rd Prize: N1,000,000 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/ fees

Requirements for UBA National Essay Competition Qualification

  1. Applicants must be Senior Secondary school students living in Nigeria
  2. Applicants should send in handwritten essay entries of not more than 750 words on the competition topic

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Interview date, Process and Venue for UBA National Essay Competition

  1. The decision of the judge is final
  2. Late entries will not be accepted

NOTE: Judge: The panel of judges are made up of Professors from reputable Nigerian Universities


Documents Required for Application

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



Application Deadline

November 4, 2019


How to Apply

Please you must submit your complete contact information (School name and address, residential address, phone number and email address).

Essay Topic
What Do You Think The Government Should Do To Control Fraud In Nigeria

The Essay and document should be sent to:

UBA Foundation,
UBA House, 57 Marina,
Lagos State.
Or
Applications can also be sent to any UBA Office in Nigeria


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