1st Young & Cerebral Essay Competition for Nigerians (On Nigeria @53)

1st Young & Cerebral Essay Competition for Nigerians (On Nigeria @53)

Deadline: October 21, 2013

The call for entries for the 1st Young & Cerebral Essay Competition is now open. If you are Nigerian, and you have got a flair for writing and aged between 15 – 35, you are welcome to participate and send in your essay on the Theme “Nigeria @53″.

TOPIC| Nigeria @53; The Role of Passion in Creating Sustainable Change (No age limits)


Along with the regular skills of standard writing, the essays will be judged based on;

  • thoughtfulness
  • creativity
  • inspiration
  • purpose


Winners will walk away with a ‘Young & Cerebral ValuePack’ which comprise of;

  • Brand new Tablet & Smartphone
  • Shopping Voucher for Clothing & Personal Care
  • An life-enriching book by a Nigerian Author
  • Airtime for your phone
  • Make-over & Photoshoot
  • Plus access to Free Medical Screening


All applications should be sent to [email protected]

  • Exactly 530 words
  • In Microsoft Word
  • With the applicant’s full detail (Full Names, Age, Gender, Email Addresses, Phone Contact, School/Institution, State of Residence)

Only Successful candidates shall be contacted. Winners will be announced in late October, live on the radio program and the article will be published in a major print publication and across several websites, blogs and many more!

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