For its 2022 essay competition, City University (CCU), a non-profit private university, is presently accepting entries from Nigerian secondary school students.
This yearly essay competition aims to educate young people about contemporary world challenges. Additionally, it strives to promote young people’s initiative and capacity for original thought in the direction of sustainable development. The essay competition also aims to educate society from the viewpoints of young people and to acknowledge that it is our responsibility as a society to address these challenges.
The essay may be submitted by anyone in a Senior Secondary School (SS1-SS3).
The essay should be between 700-1000 words and must be typed, with the title and name of the author written at the top of the page. (Your name and title of the essay are not included in the word count limit).
There are no particular rules regarding formatting (font style, size, line space, etc.).
Essay must be original, as plagiarized submissions will be rejected.
Co-authored essays will not be accepted.
Copyright of the essays entered will be assigned to the organizer.
The following awards would be given to shortlisted students as follows:
1st Prize: Certificate, prize of 500,000 naira Cash or Full tuition fee scholarship in Coal City University for any course of your choice.
2nd Prize: Certificate, prize of 250,000 naira
3rd Prize: Certificate, prize of 150,000 naira
All Shortlisted Students : Certificates and Consolation prizes.
Additional Awards (Best School Award, School Incentive Award) will be given if applicable.
How To Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to Cool City University (CCU) on ccu.edu.ng
Your essay should answer the following questions:
- “What are you doing to help save the Climate”?
- “What can you do to help save the climate”?
- Are you doing anything consciously to make a difference?