Essay Competition for Undergraduates


National Essay Competition for Nigerian university, polytechnic, college of education and technical schools students.

essay competition

The Nation, Nigeria, in collaboration with African Liberty Organisation for Development (ALOD) and Network for a Free Society (NFS), is calling for entries into the 2015 essay competition.

Details are as follows:

Topic: Government regulations and controls are the biggest threat to jobs in Africa today.

Participants must discuss the topic using contemporary examples.

Qualification: Participant must be a student in any tertiary institutions (university, polytechnic, college of education and technical schools) in all African countries. The format of the text should be in Microsoft Word and not more than 1,500 words.

Interested student can visit: www.networkforafreesociety.org for useful background materials on the theme of this contest. Be informed that no participant is allowed to lift materials directly from works of any author and claim to be his/her own. Plagiarism automatically disqualifies any entry, which contains work of another author.

If any text or sentence is copied from another author’s work, it must be shown in quotation marks and writer must credit the original author at the bottom of the paper.

On the first page of the completed essay, participant must write his/her full names, department, and year of study and name of institution. Also include your email address and functional mobile phone number.

All entries should be sent to: [email protected]

Entries will be received between March 26 and June 26, 2015. Late entries will not be accepted.Winners will be announced on July 29, 2015.

PRIZES

1st-George Ayittey (Platinum Prize): $1,000 and scholarship to the 2015 Liberty Camp in Kenya from August 5-9, 2015 OR Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA) in Ghana from August 19-23, 2015

2nd-Anthony Fisher (Gold Prize):  $700 and scholarship to the 2015 Liberty Camp in Kenya from August 5-9, 2015 OR Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA) in Ghana from August 19-23, 2015

3rd-Franklin Cudjoe (Silver Prize):$500 and scholarship to the 2015 Liberty Camp in Kenya from August 5-9, 2015 OR Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA) in Ghana from  August 19-23, 2015

4th- The Nation CAMPUSLIFE (Media Bronze Prize): $300 and scholarship to the 2015 Liberty Camp in Kenya from August 5-9, 2015 OR Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA) in Ghana from August 19-23, 2015

We also have eight consolation prize of $50 each.



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