United Bank of Africa (UBA) International Essay Competition 2021/2022

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United Bank of Africa (UBA) International Essay Competition 2021/2022


UBA is organizing a National Essay Competition for students in Secondary school whereby scholarships will be awarded to them to study free in African Universities.  Full details of the competition will be provided in the next paragraph

The United Bank of Africa (UBA foundation) has made known to the public of the 2021/2022 opening of scholarship entries for the 2021/2022 edition of the yearly National Essay Competition.

The UBA Competition is organized as part of Its foundations aims to promote enhance Nigerian Secondary school students reasoning and make them think critically finding ways to solve the problems given.

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And is also as part of the Foundations Read Africa Initiative, which is aimed at promoting and increasing the reading culture among individual students via the reading and free distribution of Africa literary classics in High School (Secondary schools). The UBA competition is also conducted in other countries such as Ghana and Senegal.

Competitions Eligibility and Selection for United Bank of Africa (UBA) International Essay Competition 2021/2022

  • You Be a Secondary School student very Important
  • The Scholarship grants is only made available to applicants who intent to school in Africa Universities
  • Must make sure to submit an essay

Eligible: Aspirants from All secondary schools

Scholarship Program started in: 2011

Scholarship Type: An Essay Competition


Scholarship Prizes

The Essay competition gives senior secondary school Students in Nigeria the opportunity to stand a chance to win prizes in the form of educational grants.

Overall Winner – will be Given 1million Naira to school in any African Universities of choice

2nd Prize – N750,000 will be given to the 2nd winner

3rd Prize – N500,000 will be given to the 3rd winner

Processes of Selection: All entries which are received for the competition will be vetted and reviewed by a panel of Judges consisting of professors of Nigerian universities who will help pick out the best 12 essays for further review and assessment.

3 best essays will then be chosen as the outstanding winners from the 12 finalists who sailed through the 1st round of the UBA Competition

Participating Countries: Nigeria (United Bank of Africa (UBA) International Essay Competition Is also held in Ghana and Senegal).

Universities Limited to: The winners are free to study in any African university of Choice

The UBA Scholarship is conducted Yearly!!

Mood of Application

  • Applicants must submit their full details which includes (Name and Address of school telephone number, residential and email addresses).
  • Applicants must provide the following:  photocopies of their original birth certificates or international passport in the form

All entries should be sent to this address

UBA Foundation

UBA House (3rd Floor),

57, Marina

Lagos State

or Any UBA Business Office in Nigeria for onward delivery to UBA Foundation

Sponsors of the UBA Scholarship Scheme

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