To participate in the competition, eligible senior secondary students are expected to send in handwritten entries on the topic ‘‘How Reading has Impacted my Knowledge’’ to the UBA Foundation’s office in Lagos (UBA House, 57 Marina, P.O. Box 2406, Lagos, Nigeria).
At the end of October, 2013 when entries close, four renowned Nigerian Professors will review the entries and select an initial shortlist of 12 for further assessment until the overall 3 best candidates emerge.
“The 3 best essayists are selected as the overall winners from 12 finalists that will emerge from the first round of the competition. The first, second and third prize winners will receive N1,000,000.00, N750,000.00 and N500,000.00 in educational grants respectively” .
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