Entries are hereby invited from Nigerian undergraduate students for the 2013 edition of Naija Writers’ Coach Annual Essay Competition. The contest is intended to serve as a national platform for Nigerian students to express their opinions on pressing national issues, and advance workable and sustainable solutions to them.
- The sum of N15,000, N10,000 and N7,000 would be awarded to the first, second and third prize winners respectively.
- Also, all the 10 finalists shall be entitled to receive the Naija Writers’ Companion – a collection of 3 awesome softwares and 3 ebooks on writing – worth N4,000.
- Each entry must be an essay. Poems, short stories, fictions, etc. are not acceptable.
- Each entry must be between 600 and 1,000 words.
- No co-authored work would be accepted.
- Submissions should be made online at www.NaijaWritersCoach.com/NWC-
2013-essay-competition. Submissions by email would not be accepted.
- All received entries would be acknowledged by email within 24 hours of submission. If you do not receive an acknowledgement after 24 hours, please try to resend your entry.
- Each entrant must ensure that his/her essay is free from plagiarism.
- The deadline for submission of entries is 20th April, 2013 (by 11:59pm).
- All essays received and which are publishable would be posted on the Naija Writers’ Coach blog between 21st April and 25th April, 2013.
- After the publication of the entries, voting would commence and last till 13th of May, 2013.
- On the 14th May, 2013, the 10 most popular entries (finalists) based on the number of votes received would be forwarded to the panel of judges for grading.
- On the 24th May, 2013, the 3 winners would be announced.