National Essay Competition 2021

Application Deadline:

November 12th, 2021
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Essay Topic:

What is the role of technology in educating the African youth ?

Eligible Countries

About Award

Now in its 11th edition, 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:


The first prize for the UBA National Essay 
Competition is a N3 million educational grant,
while the second and third prizes are N2.5 million
and N2 million in educational grants to any African University of their choice.

Number of Scholarships: 3