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(ADVERT) WIN A BEAUTEOUS LAPTOP/CASH IN THE 2017 ESSAY COMPETITION ON GENDER EQUALITY



JUST THREE MORE DAYS TO GO! YOU CAN BE A WINNER IN THIS ONGOING COMPETITION.
ECOWAS/DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TO NIGERIA, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND DAILY TRUST BRINGS TO YOU AN ESSAY COMPETITION FOR NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS.
THE COMPETITION IS OPEN TO NIGERIAN SECONDARY STUDENTS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13-16. THEY ARE ALLOWED TO GIVE THEIR ESSAY ANY CAPTION OF THEIR CHOICE. THE STUDENT BEFORE SUBMITTING SHOULD WRITE HIS OR HER FIRST AND LAST NAME, AGE, CLASS, SCHOOL NAME AND ADDRESS, ON THE TOP OF THEIR ENTRY. THE STUDENT IS ALSO TO ATTACH A SCANNED COPY OF HIS OR HER BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR SIGNATURE OF THE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL, CONFIRMING HIS OR HER AGE.

WINNERS PRIZES

THERE WOULD BE 13 WINNERS FOR THE OVERALL ESSAYS. THE SHORTLISTED FINALISTS WILL BE INVITED TO ABUJA FOR AN AWARD CEREMONY ON NOVEMBER 28, 2017. THE COST FOR BOTH ‘TRAVELING AND ACCOMMODATION’ WILL BE BORNE BY THE EU DELEGATION TO NIGERIA AND ECOWAS. ALSO, THE BEST 30 ESSAYS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN A BOOKLET WHICH WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOLS WITH THE NAMES OF THE WRITERS OF EACH ESSAY.

1ST PRIZE = ONE LAP TOP COMPUTER + N30, 000 GRANT FOR BOOKS
2ND PRIZE = ONE LAPTOP COMPUTER + N20, 000 GRANT FOR BOOKS
3RD PRIZE = ONE LAPTOP COMPUTER + N10, 000 GRANT FOR BOOKS
THE BEST 10 RUNNERS-UP WILL RECEIVE A GRANT OF N30, 000 EACH FOR BOOKS

REQUIREMENTS:

PARTICIPANTS ESSAY SHOULD NOT BE LESS THAN 500 WORDS BUT MORE THAN 1000 WORDS. HE OR SHE SHOULD BE BETWEEN THE AGES 13-16, A NIGERIAN RESIDING IN NIGERIA, SHOULD WRITE AN ESSAY DEPICTING EQUALITY BETWEEN GIRLS AND BOYS, WOMEN AND MEN.
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT Visit THE WEBPAGE OF THE ECOWAS/DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TO NIGERIA ESSAY COMPETITION 2017.

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