Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay Competition 2014

Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay Competition 2014

Deadline:​​ November 14, 2014​

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) invites entries for the 13th edition of its annual Essay Competition. The NSE Essay Competition, themed “Building a Sustainable Capital Market”, is one of the Exchange’s financial literacy and inclusion initiatives aimed at building a financially savvy generation.

Essay Topic: “Understanding the activities of the Nigerian capital market is important for today’s youth.” Discuss

Prizes

Student 

First Place

  • N300,000 worth of shares
  • N400,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • Tablet

Second Place

  • N200,000 worth of shares
  • N300,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • Tablet

Third Place

  • N100,000 worth of shares
  • N200,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • Tablet

School

First Place: Trophy, three PCs and a printer
Second Place: Trophy, two PCs and a printer
Third Place: Trophy, PC and a printer

Consolation Prizes for 7 National Winners: Certificate of Accomplishment and Mini Laptop

How to Enter

Eligibility

  • The Competition is open to only students in Senior Secondary Schools
  • Entries must be written in English and be the original work of the writer
  • Entrants must submit essay on the competitions entry form and complete all the mandatory fields.
  • The maximum word-counts are 1000 words
  • Entries will be disqu​alified if they fail to meet these requirements

Notes for Guidance

  • Entries must be the original work of the writer. This does not rule out input or assistance from others
  • Entrants are encouraged to be creative in their response to a topic
  • Entries must respond to the topic
  • Award-winning entrants are expected to show originality, focus on topic and competent use of English as a written language. This includes correct spelling, a good standard of punctuation and neat presentation

For more information, visit NSE Essay Competition.

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