UBA National Essay Competition 2021/2022 | How To Apply

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UBA National Essay Competition

The UBA National Essay Competition 2021/2022 for High School Students in Nigeria application details have been published here. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for this opportunity before the application deadline-closing date.


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Details of UBA National

Applications are open for the UBA National Essay Competition for High School Students in Nigeria. Now in its 10th year, the National Essay Competition, targeted at senior secondary students in Nigeria is organized annually, as part of 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.

This year, they invite students to submit essays on the topic: “Do you think that the lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic was an essential measure in spite of the hardship it brought economically? What would you have done differently and why?”


  • The first prize for the UBA National Essay Competition is an N2.5 million educational grant,
  • The second and third prizes are N2 million and N1.5 million in educational grants respectively.
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  • Applicant must 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.

Selection Process

  • 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 assessement.
  • Following this, a 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.


  • 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.

Applications can be made by post, drop-off or submitted online:

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.

Click here to apply online

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