Essay Competition is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing 2022 Scholarship programme at Excellent Minds Initiative (EMI)
Excellent Minds Social and Youth Empowerment Initiative is a registered non-profit and youth-led initiative in Nigeria that addresses barriers to developmental equity and empowers young people as catalysts for sustainable development.
Excellent Minds Initiative (EMI) Essay Competition is calling for entries – The Competition is a brainchild of the Excellent Minds Social and Youth Empowerment Initiative. It is an annual essay competition for undergraduate students in tertiary institutions.
The competition is aimed at promoting critical thinking, harnessing ideas, and developing the talents, abilities, gifts, and skills inherent in the African youth. Over the years, the Excellent Minds Essay Competition has been conducted across Nigerian Universities. Since its official launch, it has inspired innovative and high-impact student projects and ideas aimed at solving Nigeria’s most pressing problems.
Benefits of Excellent Minds Initiative Essay Competition
- First Prize: Apple ipad and a Plaque
- Second Prize: Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite and a Plaque
- Third prize: Kindle 6″ Wifi eBook Reader [10th gen] and a Plaque
- The top 5 essays will also be published on EMI’s website for unrestricted access by the online community.
Requirements for Excellent Minds Initiative Essay Competition Qualification
- Open to undergraduate students in West Africa;
- They must be registered in any discipline across tertiary institutions in West Africa
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to Excellent Minds Initiative (EMI) on docs.google.com to apply
- In not more than 1000 words, identify and describe some of the major challenges facing West Africa, and propose collaborative solutions for West African countries. These solutions should not negatively affect their commitments to other African nations.
- Use 12-point Times New Roman or Arial font, 1.5-line spacing, and include page numbers.
- The word count does not include your cover page and references.
- All entries must be in English
For more details, visit EMI website.