How To Apply for UBA National Essay Competition

How To Apply for UBA National Essay Competition 2022 (Prize N5 Million)

How To Apply for UBA National Essay Competition 2022 | The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has open portal for National Essay Competition for Senior Secondary Students across the 36 state in Nigeria. The Essay Competition is organised annually, as part of UBA Foundation’s education initiative which aims to promote the reading culture and encourage healthy and intellectual competition amongst secondary school students in Nigeria and across Africa. Check the requirement and other relevant information that will assist you to succeed in the Competition.

The UBA National Essay Competition topic: “ASUU Strikes have often cost Nigerian students time. Advise the Nigerian government on how they can reach an agreement with ASUU to improve tertiary education in the country.”


The winning prize will cover expenses to any African University of your choice

The Winning Prize:

  • First Prize: N5 million
  • Second prize: N3 million
  • Third Prize: N2.5 million


  • Must be a Nigerian Students
  • Must be in Senior Secondary school
  • Must submit a handwritten essay (750 words MAX)
  • Must submit a passport photograph
  • Must submit a scanned copy of a means of identification (birth certificate, National ID, or passport)

Application Process:

  • Applicant must submit their valid contact information (Name, Age, School, Address of school, Telephone Number, Residential Address, and Email Address).
  • Applicants must upload a scanned copy of their original birth certificates or international passport data page.
  • Applicants must upload a handwritten essay on the portal.

Click Here to Apply

Application Deadline: Friday, October 14th, 2022

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