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United Bank for Africa (UBA) Foundation 2021 National Essay Competition For Nigerians

The National Essay Competition (NEC) is part of UBA Foundation's education initiative which is aimed at promoting literacy and encouraging healthy and intellectual competition amongst senior secondary school students in Nigeria and across the African continent.

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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 Foundation Essay competition


Aim and Benefits of UBA Foundation Essay competition

  • 1st prize winner: N3,000,000 in education grant to any African University
  • 2nd prize winner: N2,500,000 in education grant to any African University
  • 3rd prize winner: N2,000,000 in education grant to any African University.

Requirements for UBA Foundation Essay competition Qualification

Candidates:

  • Must be in senior secondary school
  • Must submit a hand written essay (750 words MAX)

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Interview date, Process and Venue for UBA Foundation Essay competition

  • Entries received for the competition will be reviewed by a distinguished panel of judges made up of professors from reputable Nigerian Universities who will then shortlist 12 essays for further assessment.
  • Following this, a second round of competition will involve the 12 finalists who will write a second superior essay from which three best essays will be selected as the overall winners from the 12 finalists.

Documents Required for Application

  • Must submit a passport photograph
  • Must submit a copy of a birth certificate, National ID or Passport.


Application Deadline

October 29, 2021


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to UBA Foundation on www.ubagroup.com to apply

Note: All incomplete and / or duplicate entries will be disqualified.

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