2016 NHEF Essay Contest for Nigerian Undergraduates

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation is pleased to announce the second edition of its Annual Scholarship Essay Contest, which is aimed at harnessing young minds on issues of national and international importance,

Every year the Nigeria Higher Education Foundation runs a Scholarship Essay Competition for students to win free tuition including cash prizes of ₦100,000, ₦75,000 and ₦50,000.

Currently, NHEF Partner Universities include:

  1. Ahmadu Bello University,
  2. Bayero University,
  3. University of Ibadan,
  4. University of Nigeria, Nsukka and
  5. University of Port Harcourt.
All essays must comply with the following contest rules before submission:

  • No literary form other than an essay will be accepted.
  • Each piece of writing must reflect the contestant’s ability to explore and discuss ideas and ethical concepts.
  • Essay must demonstrate the conduct of research and a sufficiently detailed summary.
  • Essays must be 2000 words in length, double-spaced, (12pt Times New Roman), and numbered pages with one-inch margins excluding bibliography & title page.
  • Each essay must include a Title Page, a Bibliography and a scanned copy of the contestant’s current student ID. The student’s registration ID# must appear at the header section of each page
  • Entries must be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • References in the essay should be included and clearly identified.

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