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Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) 2019 Annual National Essay Competition

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2019 edition of its annual Essay Competition.

Submission Deadline: 18th October 2019

Offered Annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

About Award: The NSE Essay Competition is one of the financial literacy and inclusion initiatives of The Nigerian Stock Exchange. The competition aims to bridge the gap in classroom learning with the practical knowledge required for long-term personal financial planning. The competition’s overall goal is to develop a culture of wealth creation amongst the youth towards “Building a Financially Savvy Generation”. Now in its 19th year, the NSE Essay Competition has inspired over 67,000 young people in more than 12,000 schools across Nigeria.​

Essay Topic: How can the capital market help to create a better future for all?

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

  • The Competition is open to only students in Senior Secondary Schools
  • Entries must be written in English and be the original work of the writer
  • Entrants must submit essay on the  entry form and complete all the mandatory fields
  • The maximum word-counts are 1000 words
  • Entries will be disqualified if they fail to meet these requirements

Type: Contest

Number of Winners: Ten

Prizes

1st Prize –

  • N500,000 worth of equity investments
  • N500,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • 1 Laptop computer/tablet
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Headline at NSE Closing Gong  Ceremony
  • Trophy
  • 3 PCs and a printer

2nd Prize –

  • N300,000 worth of equity investments
  • N400,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • 1 Laptop computer/tablet
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Participation at NSE Closing Gong Ceremony
  • Trophy
  • 2 PCs and a printer

3rd Prize

  • N200,000 worth of equity investments
  • N300,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • 1 Laptop/tablet
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Participation at NSE Closing Gong Ceremony
  • Trophy
  • 1 PC and a printer

How to Enter:

View Contest Webpage for More Details

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