Deadline: 02 October, 2020

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Foundation has announced a call for entries for the 2020 National Essay Competition (NEC) for senior secondary school students in Nigeria.

The competition provides a competitive platform for the development of intellectual and writing abilities of senior secondary school students in the country.


  • The winner will get N2.5 million educational grant
  • The first runner-up will receive two million naira educational grant
  • The second runner-up will get N1.5 million educational grant


  • Be a secondary school student
  • Must submit a handwritten essay
  • Must submit a passport photograph
  • Must submit a copy of birth certificate, national identity card or passport

To enter and for more information, click here.

Photo source: UBA Group


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