Thursday , November 30 2023

UBA Foundation Essay Competition, 2023

The National Essay Competition, targeted at senior secondary students in Nigeria is organised annually, as part of UBA Foundation’s education initiative which is aimed at promoting the reading culture and encouraging healthy and intellectual competition amongst secondary school students in Nigeria and across Africa.

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?”



  • – Must be a secondary school student
  • – Must submit a scanned copy of your handwritten essay (750 words MAX)
  • – Must submit a passport photograph
  • – Must submit a copy of a birth certificate, National ID or Passport


  • 1st prize winner N5,000,000 Educational grant to any African University
  • 2nd prize winner N3,000,000 Educational grant to any African University
  • 3rd prize winner N2,500,000 Educational grant to any African University


Entries received for the competition will be reviewed by a distinguished panel of judges made up of professors from reputable Nigerian Universities who will then shortlist 12 essays for further assessment

Following this, a second round of competition will involve the 12 finalists who will write a second supervised essay from which three best essays will be selected as the overall winners from the 12 finalists in the 2nd round of the competition.

Please note that all incomplete and/or duplicate entries will be disqualified

How to Apply:

  • Applicants must upload a scanned copy of their original birth certificates or international passport data page.
  • Applicants must upload a handwritten essay (not more than 750 words) on the portal.

Apply Here

Application Deadline: Friday, October 20th, 2023

Visit The UBA Official Website For More Information

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  1. Princess Taribo
    Princess Taribo

    in this competition are poems allowed

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