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Apply: Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Annual National Essay Competition 2018

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2018 edition of its annual Essay Competition.

Submission Deadline: 5th October 2018

Offered Annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

About Award: The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2018 edition of its annual Essay Competition.  The NSE Essay Competition, themed “Building a Sustainable Capital Market”, is one of the Exchange’s financial literacy and inclusion initiatives aimed at building a financially savvy generation. 

Essay Topic: Discuss how technology can promote financial literacy and encourage investment habit among youths

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 –

  • N250,000 worth of shares
  • N500,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • Laptop
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Headline daily NSE (Market close) Closing Gong ceremony

2nd Prize –

  • N200,000 worth of shares
  • N400,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • Laptop
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Participate in a Closing Gong ceremony

3rd Prize

  • N150,000 worth of shares
  • N300,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • Laptop
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Participate in a Closing Gong ceremony

Consolation Prizes: 7 Mini Laptops for 7 National winners

The schools of the winning students will also get Trophy, PCs and Printers

How to Enter:

View Contest Webpage for More Details

Important notes:

  • Entries must be the original work of the writer.  This does not rule out input or assistance from others
  • Entrants are encouraged to be creative in their response to the topic
  • Award-winning entrants are expected to show originality, focus on topic and competent use of English as a written language.  This includes correct spelling, a good standard of punctuation and neat presentation
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