Deadline: February 28, 2018
Entries are now open for the ABO Capital Essay Competition 2018. This is an opportunity for students in Africa to show how they can change Africa to change the world. Winner gets a scholarship for one full semester of college, while finalists win a 5-night all-expenses paid trip to Angola.
ABO Capital is an international investment firm that invests in companies in the technology, healthcare, energy, transportation, hospitality and real estate sectors throughout Africa. The mission of ABO Capital is to create global value for developing countries in Africa, while contributing to their economic development.
Africa is a continent bursting with economic opportunities. Under the right circumstances, it could become a global leader across industries including technology, sustainability, and agriculture. Show us how you can change Africa to change the world.
In 500 words or less, demonstrate your knowledge of Africa and explain your deep conceptual ideas for tapping into its economic potential and bettering the continent. These ideas could be your own or showcase your support of projects already in development.
The Grand Prize essay will win a scholarship for one full semester of college, up to $30,000. The top three essays will win a 5-night all-expenses paid trip to Angola.
- You must be 18 years or older from Africa
- You must be currently enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, or university program
Participants can submit their essays to [email protected]. Please attach the essay as a word document. Include contact information, proof of enrollment, declared major, and age.
For more information, visit ABO Capital Essay Competition.