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UBA Foundation 2019 National Essay Competition for Nigerians

Melody.com.ng Team

Last updated on October 28, 2019

UBA Foundation 2019 National Essay Competition for young Nigerians (2 Million in Prizes). Application Deadline is November 4th 2019.

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has commenced the 2019 edition of its annual National Essay Competition in Nigeria with a call for entries.

Now in its 9th year, the essay competition, targeted at senior secondary school students in Nigeria is organised 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.

Following this, a second round of the 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.

UBA Foundation 2019 National Essay Competition for Nigerians Prize:

The first prize for the UBA National Essay Competition is a N2 million educational grant, while the second and third prizes are N1.5 million and N1m educational grants respectively.

For more information about the UBA Foundation 2019 National Essay Competition for Nigerians, visit the program webpage here.


  1. ABDULAZEEZ BOLAJI ABDULAZEEZ BOLAJI

    All gratitude to UBA foundation for always making efforts towards promoting secondary school Education and helping students with scholarship

  2. Diepriye Daniel Diepriye Daniel

    This is really nice, I hope they deliver on time and so many people will benefit from this program and be happy over it

  3. Adesida Adeyemi Adesida Adeyemi

    United Bank of Africa I must say that is so thoughtful of you to help young Nigerian students to reach their goal and discover their potential

  4. YAHAYA SAHEED YAHAYA SAHEED

    A great Kudos to The United Bank of Africa for this initiatives in which they help the successful candidates in the competition.

  5. Ethel Clara Ethel Clara

    Thanks to UBA for creating such opportunity for Nigerians. I believe, this will help in motivating our students, and help them study further.

  6. RAIFU LATIFAT RAIFU LATIFAT

    Incredible!!! National Essay Competition for young ones by united bank of African UBA with two millions naira cash prize,this is wonderful. Kudos to UBA on this and congratulations to those who will emerge as a winner.

  7. Franca Emeruom Franca Emeruom

    This will help students very well. Most students this days don’t know how to write essay, and its affecting them seriously when the come out in the labour market. They should take serious.

  8. Josephat Uchechukwu Josephat Uchechukwu

    Nice one, in my time in secondary school days we used to have competition with other schools on essay writing. Guess what? We had the day.

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  11. May Jesukolade Jeremiah May Jesukolade Jeremiah

    I really love the idea brought by the United Bank of Africa, it will really help alot of citizen financially

  12. TIJANI RABIU TIJANI RABIU

    GOOD AND NICE INFORMATION DEVELOPMENT IS NOT ON OUR LEADERS ALON YOU CAN BRING AND ME TOO CAN BRING IT VERY GOOD INFORMATION, THANKS.

  13. Muyiwa Olalekan Muyiwa Olalekan

    I wish I can also apply for this essay competition also. I miss my secondary school days so that I can really showcase my talents

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