This CIAPS Prize is aimed at encouraging fact-based analysis as part of our effort in contributing to the building of knowledge based society.
Eligibility and Selection Criteria: Successful entries for the CIAPS Public Interest Essay Prize will have to be objective and backed by facts.
Selection Process: Entries are welcome from anyone with interest in and knowledge of the Nigerian Economy and recession and will be judged by members of the CIAPS faculty in collaboration with a selected panelist of economic experts, operators and observers.
Value of Contest:
- Best entry N500, 000
- Second place N250, 000
- Third place N150,000
- Fourth and Fifth runners up N50,000
How to Apply: Successful candidates will submit
- A not more than 5000 words Essay that clearly and concisely traces the origin and causes of the present recession, identify possible ways out of it and suggest what government, businesses and individuals should do and not do to overcome the recession.
- A not more than 1000 words synopsis of the same essay.
Selected essays will be published for an international audience.
All entries are to be submitted with a cover note containing a brief biography of writer to www.ciaps.org not later than the deadline date (see above).