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APPLY: 2023 UBA National Essay Competition For Nigerian Students

UBA National Essay Competition aims to promote the reading culture and encourage healthy and intellectual competition amongst secondary school students in Nigeria and across Africa.

With a history of over 7 decades, UBA is one of the leading and most recognized banks to originate from sub-Saharan Africa. UBA has growing operations in 20 Africans countries, the UK, USA, UAE and a representative office in France.


  • Host: UBA Foundation
  • Category: Competitions
  • Eligible Countries: Nigeria
  • Reward: #10.5 million naira
  • No IELTS Required 
  • Deadline: October 20, 2023
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The UBA National Essay Competition is targeted at senior secondary students in Nigeria, is organized annually, as part of UBA Foundation’s education initiative.

Essay topic: Will Artificial Intelligence (AI) take over Human Intelligence? What should students do to ensure AI doesn’t override but enhance their ability to learn through research?

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To be considered for the UBA National Essay Competition, applicant:

  • Must be a Nigerian Senior Secondary school student
  • Must submit a passport photograph
  • Must submit a scanned copy of a means of identification (birth certificate, National ID, or passport)



The prize for the UBA National Essay Competition is an educational grant to any African University of choice, for:

  • Winner: #5million
  • First runner-up: #3million
  • Second runner-up: #2.5million

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Deadline: October 20, 2023

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