Monday, 28 September 2015

NSE Scholarship For Secondary Schools

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2015 edition of its annual Essay Competition.  The NSE Essay Competition, themed "Building a Sustainable Capital Market", is one of the Exchange's financial literacy and inclusion initiatives aimed at building a financially savvy generation.

Essay Topic: 
Explain the importance of financial education and describe how The Nigerian Stock Exchange can help you become financially savvy.
How to Enter:​​
Click here to download th​e 2015 Essay Competition form ​Send your completed entry form/essay via e-mail to essay@nse.com.ng Essay Deadline:​​
October 30, 201​5
Prizes:​
 ​Recipient1st Place2nd Place3rd PlaceStudent 
            
           *N250,000 worth of shares
*N500,000 scholarship fund for university education
* Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Headline daily NSE (Market close) Closing Gong ceremony*N200,000 worth of shares
*N400,000 scholarship fund for university education
* Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Participate in a Closing Gong ceremony
*N150,000 worth of shares
*N300,000 scholarship fund for university education 
 *Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Participate in a Closing Gong ceremony
School*Trophy
* Three PCs and a printer*Trophy
* Two PCs and a printer*Trophy
* A PC and a printer
Consolation Prizes: 7 Mini Laptops for 7 National winners
Rules
The Competition is open to only students in Senior Secondary SchoolsEntries must be written in English and be the original work of the writerEntrants must submit essay on the  entry form and complete all the mandatory fieldsThe maximum word-counts are 1000 wordsEntries will be disqu​alified if they fail to meet these requirements
Notes for Guidance
Entries must be the original work of the writer.  This does not rule out input or assistance from othersEntrants are encouraged to be creative in their response to the topic​Award-winning entrants are expected to show originality, focus on topic and competent use of English as a written language.  This includes correct spelling, a good standard of punctuation and neat presentation

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