4TH ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY COMPETITION OF THE NIGERIA HIGHER EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Nigeria Higher Education Foundation

Interested students in their penultimate year are invited to participate in the 4th Annual Scholarship Essay Competition of The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF). Requirements Participating students are expected to be talented students who have demonstrated academic excellence and are well-rounded in both professional and extracurricular pursuits. They are […]

Interested students in their penultimate year are invited to participate in the 4th Annual Scholarship Essay Competition of The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF).

Requirements

  • Participating students are expected to be talented students who have demonstrated academic excellence and are well-rounded in both professional and extracurricular pursuits.
  • They are expected to be fully devoted to community service, philanthropy as well as making a lasting impact on the society.

Essay topics – 2,000 words

1. According to the National Population Commission, Nigeria’s population is currently estimated at 182 million.

With more than half of the population under 30 years of age. Assess the importance of youth engagement in Nigeria’s socio-economic growth.

2. The higher education curriculum, in particular, always serves as a means of social control, Legitimating (sic) existing social relations, representing somebody’s version of what constitutes important knowledge.

What are the benefits, if any, of instituting a gender-inclusive higher education curriculum in Nigeria?

Essay competition prizes:

Grand prize: =N=100,000 plus one-year tuition

1st runner-up: =N= 75,000 plus one-year tuition

2nd runner-up: =N= 50,000 plus one-year tuition

How To Apply

Submission of application – To submit applications, please visit www.thenhef.org/programs

Deadline

Completed applications and required documents must be submitted by Thursday, May 31, 2018 before 11:59 p.m. (WAT)

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