UBA Essay Competition Win Up To N2.5 Scholarships Award

UBA National Essay Competition Win Up to N2.5M, N2M, N1.5M Scholarship Award

UBA National Essay Competition | How to apply for UBA Essay competition, Requirement for UBA Essay competition, the National Essay Competition, targeted at senior secondary students in Nigeria is organized annually.  Read More

UBA National Essay Competition

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.


  • 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


  • 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 assessment.
  • Following this, the 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


  • First prize: N2.5 million educational grant,
  • Second Prize: N2 million educational grant
  • Third Prize: N1.5 million in educational grant

How to Apply:

  • 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.

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.


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