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United Bank for Africa (UBA) National Essay Competition 2020 for Young Ghanaians

Applications are open for Young Ghanaians to apply for the United Bank for Africa (UBA) National Essay Competition 2020

Application Deadline: 30th November 2020

About the Award:  “You have been given the opportunity to speak at the UN General Assembly meeting in New York on the challenges facing Education of the African youth in the midst of the novel Coronavirus pandemic.” – Write your speech

Type: Contest


  • Late entries will not be accepted.
  • Applicants must be Senior High School students schooling in Ghana.
  • The educational grant is only applicable to applications who intend to study in an African University.

Eligible Countries: Ghana

Number of Awards: 3

Value of Award:

  1. 1st Prize: $5000 
  2. 2nd Prize: $3000
  3. 3rd Prize: $2000

(Or it’s local currency equivalent towards tuition/fees in any University in Africa)

How to Apply:

Applicants should upload the scanned copy of their handwritten essay of not more than seven hundred and fifty words on the topic and send essay entries to UBA Foundation, United Bank for Africa (Ghana) Ltd, Heritage Tower, PMB 29 Ministries-Accra, Ghana or click the button below.

You can also deliver your essay application to a UBA branch near you.
Applicants must submit their complete contact information (name & address of school, telephone number, residential and email addresses).
Applicants must attach photocopies of their original birth certificates or international passport data pages.



Visit Award Webpage for Details