National Essay Competition 2020

Application Deadline:

October 2nd, 2020

NEC Virtual Grand Finale

Meet the Winners of the annual UBA National Essay Competition: 2020 Edition
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Essay Topic:

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?"

Eligible Countries

About Award

Now in its 10th year, the National Essay Competition,
targeted at senior secondary students in
Nigeria is organized annually, as part of UBA
Foundation’s 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

Selection procedure:


How to Apply:

or Post to
UBA Foundation
UBA House (15th Floor)
57, Marina
Lagos State

or Drop-Off at any UBA Business Office in Nigeria for onward delivery to UBA Foundation.


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

Number of Scholarships: 3

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