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Apply : The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation-6th Annual Scholarship Essay Competition

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) has announced its 6th Annual Scholarship Essay Competition.

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The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) has announced its 6th Annual Scholarship Essay Competition. This year’s competition aims to provide a platform that encourages Nigerian university students to think critically and strategically on topical issues that are of vital importance to Nigeria’s sustainable growth and development. In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the focus of this edition of the competition is “The Role of Digital Technology in the Nigerian Higher Education System.” NHEF hopes that students from all NHEF Partner Universities to apply and look forwards to receiving your entries.

 Benefits

  • The Grand Prize winner will be awarded ₦100,000, a new laptop, 1 online certificate course*, a 1-year internet subscription** and 1 year of university tuition.
  • The First Runner-up will be awarded ₦75,000, a 1-year internet subscription** and 1 year of university tuition.
  • The Second Runner-up will be awarded ₦50,000, a 1-year internet subscription** and 1 year of university tuition.

*The online certificate course may not exceed $100 on Udemy, Coursera, Alison or EDX.

**1-year internet subscription estimated at 24Gb on the winner’s preferred mobile network.

 Eligibilities

  • This competition is only open to students enrolled at NHEF Partner Universities. NHEF will verify the enrolment of each contestant with the University Registrar.
  • NHEF Partner Universities include Ahmadu Bello University, Bayero University, Kano, Kwara State University, University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and University of Port Harcourt.
  • Previous NHEF Essay Competition & Scholars Program beneficiaries are not eligible to participate in this competition.
  • Entries should reflect author’s ability to explore and discuss ideas / ethical concepts and demonstrate the conduct of research with a sufficiently detailed summary.
  • The essay must include a title page, a bibliography, and a scanned copy of the contestant’s current Student ID.
  • The student’s name, university, and registration ID# must appear in the header of each page.
  • The essay must not exceed 2000 words. It must be double-spaced, 12pt Times New Roman font, and contain numbered pages with one-inch margins excluding the bibliography and title page.
  • References in the essay should be included and clearly identified.

Eligible Regions: Nigeria

Application Deadline: May 28, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Naming convention is as follows: 2021 NHEF Essay Competition – Name of Applicant e.g., 2021 NHEF Essay Competition – Adekunle Ciroma Ahmed.
  • Entries must be submitted in PDF format.
  • All entries must be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] by 11:59 p.m. (WAT) on May 28, 2021.

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