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

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa's leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organization founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Foundation National Essay Competition 2021 1

JOB TITLE: United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) Foundation Essay Competition 2021

JOB DETAILS:
The National Essay Competition (NEC) is part of 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.

Essay Topic
What is the Role of Technology in Educating the African Youth?
Selection Criteria and Eligibility
Candidates:

  • Must be in senior secondary school
  • Must submit a hand written essay (750 words MAX)
  • Must submit a passport photograph
  • Must submit a copy of a birth certificate, National ID or Passport.

Awards

  • 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.

Selection Procedure

  • 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.

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

Deadline: October 29, 2021

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Job CategoryBanking / Insurance