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Nigeria Higher Education Foundation Scholarship Essay Competition 2021

Nigeria Higher Education Foundation Scholarship: The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) is pleased to announce its 6th Annual Scholarship Essay Competition which provides a platform for encouraging Nigerian university students to think on topical issues vital for Nigeria’s sustainable growth and development.

Motivated students from all NHEF Partner Universities are encouraged to take part actively in the essay competition as prizes will be available for first, second and third place winners.

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Nigeria Higher Education Foundation Scholarship Essay Competition | DETAILS

This year’s competition aims to provide great avenue for Nigerian university students to think critically and strategically on topical issues that are of importance to Nigeria’s sustainable growth and development. In the light of the Pandemic, this year’s edition will focus on “The Role of Digital Technology in the Nigerian Higher Education System”

Essay Competition Question:

The COVID-19 pandemic has dismantled global conventions and most notably impacted the activities of higher education institutions. Adapting to a new stay-at-home landscape, global education systems have responded with digitally innovative methods of teaching and learning that will redefine the future of classroom training.

Using relevant examples, critically analyze the role of digital technology in transitioning higher education in Nigeria to a post-pandemic system.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This competition is only open to students enrolled at NHEF Partner Universities. NHEF will verify the enrolment of each contestant with the University Registrar.
  • NHEF Partner Universities include: Ahmadu Bello University, Bayero University, Kano, Kwara State University, University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and University of Port Harcourt.
  • Previous NHEF Essay Competition & Scholars Program beneficiaries are not eligible to participate in this competition. 

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Contest Prizes

  • The Grand Prize winner will be awarded ₦100,000, a new laptop, 1 online certificate course, a 1-year internet subscription and 1 year of university tuition.
  • The First Runner-up will be awarded ₦75,000, a 1-year internet subscription and 1 year of university tuition.
  • The Second Runner-up will be awarded ₦50,000, a 1-year internet subscription and 1 year of university tuition.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Nigeria Higher Education Foundation Scholarship Essay Competition are to note the following:

  • Naming convention is as follows: 2021 NHEF Essay Competition – Name of Applicant e.g., 2021 NHEF Essay Competition – Adekunle Ciroma Ahmed.
  • Entries must be submitted in PDF format.
  • All entries must be submitted via e-mail to essay@thenhef.org by 11:59 p.m. (WAT) on May 28, 2021.

Essay Guidelines

Essays must abide by the following guidelines prior to submission:

  • Entries should reflect author’s ability to explore and discuss ideas / ethical concepts and demonstrate the conduct of research with a sufficiently detailed summary.
  • Only one entry may be submitted per student.
  • The essay must include a title page, a bibliography, and a scanned copy of the contestant’s current Student ID.
  • The student’s name, university, and registration ID# must appear in the header of each page.
  • The essay must not exceed 2000 words. It must be double-spaced, 12pt Times New Roman font, and contain numbered pages with one-inch margins excluding the bibliography and title page.
  • References in the essay should be included and clearly identified.

Application Deadline: May 28, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. (WAT)

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  1. Faisal Ali ibraahim

    My name is faisal Ali iam from somalia and I stay in Somalia so how can I get this aportunity I need aducation please help me

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