UBA Foundation National Essay Competition Registration Portal 2020

UBA Foundation National Essay Competition Registration Portal 2020: In our recent publication, Mediangr released that the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Foundation has now open the registration portal for submission of its 2020 essay contest for eligible Nigerians. Read more here.

The UBA National Essay Competition 2020 is currently ongoing. The registration portal and procedures of how and what is required is listed here. Registration deadline for UBA foundation national essay competition is October 2nd, 2020.

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UBA Foundation National Essay Competition Registration Portal 2020.

This year’s Essay Topic is; “Do you think that the lock down during the Covid-19 pandemic was an essential measure in spite of the hardship it brought economically? What would you have done differently and why?

Only candidates from Nigeria is eligible to participate in the registration process. Continue reading as I unleash the selection criteria and eligibility while stating how to apply for this competition on the registration portal.

About the UBA Foundation National Essay Competition Award.

Now in its 10th year, the National Essay Competition, targeted at senior secondary students in Nigeria is organized annually, as part of UBA Foundations education initiative which is aimed at promoting the reading culture and encouraging healthy and intellectual competition amongst secondary school students in Nigeria and across Africa.

Selection Criteria and Eligibility.

  • Be a Secondary School Student
  • Must submit a handwritten essay (750 words MAX)
  • Must submit a passport photograph
  • Must submit a copy of a birth certificate, National ID or passport

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 assessement.
  • Following this, a second round of competition will involve the 12 finalists who will write a second supervised essay from which three best essays will be selected as the overall winners from the 12 finalists emerged from the first round of the competition

How to Register for UBA Foundation Essay Competition 2020.

Click Here to Apply Online

  • Applicant must submit their completed contact information (Name, Age, School, Address of school, Telephone Number, Residential Address and Email Address).
  • Applicants must attach photocopies of their original birth certificates or international passport data page.
  • Number of Scholarships available: 3

UBA National Essay Contest Awards.

The first prize for the UBA National Essay Competition is a N2.5 million educational grant, while the second and third prizes are N2 million and N1.5 million in educational grants respectively.

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