Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Essay Competition 2018 for students

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced the commencement of the 2018 edition of its annual Essay Competition. The NSE Essay Competition, themed “Building a Sustainable Capital Market”, is one of the Exchange’s financial literacy and inclusion initiatives aimed at building a financially savvy generation.

Essay Topic

Discuss how technology can promote financial literacy and encourage investment habit among youths.

Worth

Recipient 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
Student
  • N250,000 worth of shares
  • N500,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • Laptop
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Headline Closing Gong ceremony at the NSE
  • N200,000 worth of shares
  • N400,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • Laptop
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Participation in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE
  • N150,000 worth of shares*N300,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • Laptop
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Participation in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE
School
  • Trophy
  • Three PCs and a printer
  • Trophy
  • Two PCs and a printer
  • Trophy
  • A PC and a printer

Consolation Prizes

7 Runners-up aside the above would each get Mini Laptops

Eligibility Requirements

  • The Competition is open to only students in Senior Secondary Schools
  • Entries must be written in English and be the original work of the writer
  • Entrants must submit essay on the entry form and complete all the mandatory fields
  • The maximum word-counts are 1000 words
  • Entries will be disqualified if they fail to meet these requirements
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Guides for Applicants

  • Entries must be the original work of the writer. This does not rule out input or assistance from others
  • Entrants are encouraged to be creative in their response to the topic
  • Award-winning entrants are expected to show originality, focus on topic and competent use of English as a written language. This includes correct spelling, a good standard of punctuation and neat presentation

Deadline

5th October, 2018

Further Information

Visit the Nigerian Stock Exchange website for more information.

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