• UBA essay competition 2015 application now ongoing. The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced the opening of entries for the 2015 National Essay Competition.

    The competition, an initiative of the UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the bank, promotes creative and analytical thinking in senior secondary pupils in Nigeria.

    UBA Essay Competition Topic:

    ‘What matters most to you in life and why’

    Entry Requirements:
    1. Applicants must attach copies of their original birth certificates or photocopies of international passport data page.
    2. Applicants should send in hand written essay entries of not more than 750 words on the competition topic.
    3. Applicants must submit their contact information (school name & address, residential address, phone number and email address)
    4. Applicants may only send in entries if they intend to attend a Nigerian University


    The three winning finalists, who will be selected by assessment in the hands of notable Nigerian academics, will get educational grants to study in African universities of their choice.

    i) Winner – N1,000,000.
    ii) 1st runner-up – N750,000.
    iii) 2nd runner-up – N500,000.

    How to Submit Entry:

    Entries should be sent to:
    UBA Foundation,
    Marketing & Corporate Relations Division,
    United Bank for Africa Plc UBA House (3rd FLoor),
    57 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria.

    Entry Deadline:

    Closing date for UBA essay competition entries is on November 13, 2015.

    Please note that terms and conditions guiding the competition shall apply to all winners. The decision of the judges is final.

    Best of luck To You all…
    CampusPortalNG Team

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    1. grace 5 years ago

      Does it include undergraduate

    2. chidinma chukwu 5 years ago


    3. chidinma chukwu 5 years ago

      but i dont have international passport…what wil i do about it?

      • CampusPortalNGStaff2 5 years ago

        Attach your original birth certificate in place of the International passport

    4. Chi Jesus 5 years ago

      Can the essay be submited in any other UBA bank? because i do not live in Lagos.

      • CampusPortalNGStaff2 5 years ago

        You can only submit at the designated address.

    5. Tricia 5 years ago

      Can i send the essay through the post office in my state.

      • CampusPortalNGStaff2 5 years ago

        As far as it reaches the destination before the closing date

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