[Ibadan]–The sophomore edition of the Sigma Club Essay Competition for Nigerian Student is currently open for submissions.
It is open to all undergraduates of Nigerian universities and polytechnics.
The topic is “National Economic Recession and Insecurity: Saving Education to Save Nigeria.” Entrants are expected to focus on ways to link education with the panacea to solving the economic recession and the economic-cum-national security plaguing the nation.
The specifications are as follows:
The essay must be original, practical and meet the standards for publication in local and international journals.
All entries should be typed in double line spacing and must not be more than 2,500 words, font type must be Times New Roman with 12 points font size.
Entries sent later than 11:59pm (local time) on 10th of March 2017 shall be disregarded.
Only winners will be contacted and that shall be done after the judging process.
Sources must be properly cited. Footnotes should be used and a table of references must appear at the end of the essay.
The first prize is #100,000, while the second and third prizes are #70,000 and #30,000 respectively. All entries should be mailed to email@example.com, alongside the entrant’s personal data, a scanned copy of a recent passport-sized photograph and evidence of membership.
The deadline for submissions is Marh 10, 2017.
Sigma Club is a self-described “socio-philanthropic organisation” founded in 1950 at the University of Ibadan to “help develop the leadership, managerial and communication skills of her members (male undergraduates of the University of Ibadan) with the bigger aim of producing whole men equipped with the capacity to engineer their immediate society and the world.”
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