Monday, September 14, 2015

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​2015 NSE ESSAY COMPETITION

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:​​
Essay Deadline:​​
October 30, 201​5

 ​Recipient1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
*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
* Certificate of achievement
* Participate in a Closing Gong ceremony
* Three PCs and a printer
* Two PCs and a printer
* A PC and a printer
Consolation Prizes: Mini Laptops for 7 National winners

  • The Competition is open to only students in Senior Secondary Schools
  • Entries must be written in English and be the original work of the writer
  • Entrants must submit essay on the  entry form and complete all the mandatory fields
  • The maximum word-counts are 1000 words
  • Entries 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 others
  • Entrants 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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