The NSE 11th Annual National Essay Competition for Secondary and Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria
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The Nigerian Stock Exchange is pleased to announce the commencement of the 11th edition of the Annual National Essay Competition for secondary and tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The competition’s overall goal is to develop a culture of wealth creation amongst our youth – ‘Catching Them Young’.
This landmark initiative continues to be guided by the following key objectives:
Expose the young ones to the operations of the stock market;
Develop a culture of medium and long-term investment habit among the youth;
Expose the students to career choices in the securities market and related professions;
Fill some gaps between school curriculum and practical approach to investing in the stock market.
ENTRY PROCEDURES AND RULES:
Only one entry per person is allowed
All entries must be accompanied with the competitor’s entry form
The Essay competition is open for two categories; students in senior secondary school and tertiary institutions in Nigeria
Entries must be typewritten in English and not more than 2,000 words
Essays must be original and unpublished
All entries must be submitted via email
All entries become the property of The Nigerian Stock Exchange and will not be returned.
The decision of The Nigerian Stock Exchange panel of judges is final
All national winners are entitled to a certificate and plaque
1st Prize winners’ institutions shall receive a trophy each
34 state winners including FCT shall receive consolation prizes
Names of winners and runners-up will be published in select Newspapers
Equivalent cash prizes will be given out in form of shares of quoted companies
THE NSE ESSAY COMPETITION TOPICS:
Secondary Schools: What are the Benefits of Good Corporate Governance?
Tertiary Institutions: Corporate Governance and Nigerian Capital Market Development. Discuss.
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