Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay Competition 2016

Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay Competition 2016

Deadline: October 14, 2016

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2016 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.​ The Essay Topic for 2016 is “What is the biggest obstacle to saving and investing money and how can The Nigerian Stock Exchange help?”

Prizes

For Students

  • 1st Prize
    • N250,000 worth of shares;
    • N500,000 scholarship fund for university education;
    •  Laptop;
    • Certificate of achievement;
    • Headline Closing Gong ceremony at the NSE​​
  • 2nd Prize
    • N200,000 worth of shares;
    • N400,000 scholarship fund for university education;
    • Laptop;
    • Certificate of achievement;
    • Participation in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE
  • 3rd Prize
    • N150,000 worth of shares;
    • N300,000 scholarship fund for university education;
    • Laptop;
    • Certificate of achievement;
    • Participation​ in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE

For Schools

  • 1st Prize
    • Trophy
    • Three PCs and a printer
  • 2nd Prize
    • Trophy
    • Two PCs and a printer
  • 3rd Prize
    • Trophy
    • A PC and a printer
  • Consolation Prizes: 7 Mini Laptops for 7 National winners

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  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.

Application Process

For more information, visit NSE Essay Competition.

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