Deadline: 28 May, 2021

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) has announced a call for participation in the Sixth Annual Scholarship Essay Competition.

This year’s competition aims to provide a platform that encourages Nigerian university students to think critically and strategically on topical issues that are of vital importance to Nigeria’s sustainable growth and development.

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the focus of this edition of the competition is ‘The Role of Digital Technology in the Nigerian Higher Education System’.

Benefits

  • Grand prize winner will be awarded ₦100,000, a new laptop, one online certificate course, a one-year internet subscription and one year of university tuition
  • First runner-up will be awarded ₦75,000, a one-year internet subscription and one year of university tuition
  • Second runner-up will be awarded ₦50,000, a one-year internet subscription and one year of university tuition

Eligibility

  • This competition is open to students enrolled in NHEF-partner universities
  • NHEF-partner universities include Ahmadu Bello University, Bayero University, Kano, Kwara State University, University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and University of Port Harcourt
  • Previous NHEF essay competition and scholars programme beneficiaries are not eligible to participate in this competition

To enter and for more information, click here.

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