Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE Essay Competition 2015!

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) announces the commencement of the 2015 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:
Explain the importance of financial education and describe how The Nigerian Stock Exchange can help you become financially savvy.

Worth of Award
First Prize
*N250,000 worth of shares
*N500,000 scholarship fund for university education
* Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Headline daily NSE (Market close) Closing Gong ceremony
School
*Trophy
* Three PCs and a printer
Second Prize
*N200,000 worth of shares
*N400,000 scholarship fund for university education
* Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Participate in a Closing Gong ceremony
School
Trophy
* Two PCs and a printer
Third Prize
* N150,000 worth of shares
* N300,000 scholarship fund for university education
* Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Participate in a Closing Gong ceremony
School
* Trophy
* A PC and a printer

Consolation Prizes: 7 Mini Laptops for 7 National winners

Eligibility
*.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 ?elds

*.The maximum word-counts are 1000 words

*.Entries will be disqu?ali?ed if they fail to meet these requirements

Notes for Guidance
*.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

How to Enter
You can enter for the competition online. Click here to access the form
*.Send your completed entry form/essay via e-mail to essay@nse.com.ng

Deadline: October 30, 2015

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