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UNICAF To Hold Essay Competition

UNICAF Essay Competition. Photo: Daily Post
UNICAF Essay Competition. Photo: Daily Post

The University of Nicosia, Cyprus and Africa (UNICAF) invites participation to an essay competition which is opened to Bachelor degree holders and final year Bachelor degree students in Nigeria, up to the age of thirty, to win an ultimate prize of a full scholarship for a Master’s degree at the UNICAF University.


According to UNICAF, the winner of the essay competition will also receive a free laptop while four additional winners will receive free tablets and monetary prizes of USD500, 300, 200, 100 respectively.


To participate in the competition, candidates must present personal views and creative thoughts in an essay answering the question “How important is the role of higher education in shaping the contribution of young Nigerians in the national effort for development and progress?”


Essays must not exceed two A4 typed pages, using 12 size fonts and 1.5 line spacing. Plagiarism and copying unnamed sources must be totally avoided. All non-original material must be duly credited.


Interested participants must submit their essays and a copy of their CV via email to on or before July 15, 2019 which is the deadline for the competition.

The winners of the competition will be announced publicly and will be invited to meet with the press at the award ceremony, which will take place at the UNICAF office in Lagos.

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