Apply UBA Essay Competition for Secondary School Students – 2015 Edition

We are glad to inform the general public and especially all Secondary School Students in Nigeria that United Bank for Africa (UBA) National Essay Competition 2015 Edition registration is on progress.UBA-Foundation

Winners will get educational grants to study in any African University of their choice

UBA Essay Competition Details

The Essay Competition is a follow up on of the Read Africa initiative of the Foundation, which involves giving out literature books to secondary school students to help rekindle the reading culture amongst the youths in Africa. The Programme also involves mentoring and reading sessions with the students.

UBA Essay Competition Entry Procedures and Rules:

  • All interested applicants must attach photocopies of their original birth certificates or photocopies of International passport data page.
  • All interested applicants must be Senior Secondary School students in Nigerian Secondary Schools.
  • All interested applicants should send in handwritten essay entries of not more than 750 words on the competition topic – Essay Topic: What matters most to you in life and why
  • Applicants must submit their complete contact information (school name & address, residential address, phone number and email address).
  • The educational grant is only applicable to applicants who intend to study in an African university.
  • All the interested applicants should note that the decision of the judges is final.

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Essay Competition Prizes

UBA Essay Competition Prizes


₦1,000,000.00 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/fees and a Laptop.


N750,000.00 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/fees and a Laptop.


N500,000.00 or its local currency equivalent towards university tuition/fees and a Laptop.

Consolation Prizes will be given to the finalists

The panel of judges is made up of professors from reputable Nigerian universities,

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Essay Competition Closing Date for Entries:
All interested candidates must submit he/her application document on or before November 13, 2015.

Note: Late entries will not be accepted.

Entries should be sent to:

UBA Foundation
United Bank for Africa Plc UBA House (3rd Floor)
57 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Please note that terms and conditions guiding the competition shall apply to all winners.

UBA Foundation will not be responsible for any liabilities and losses resulting from participation.


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