Essay Contest: Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay Competition For Nigerian Students 2018

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2018 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

Discuss how technology can promote financial literacy and encourage investment habit among youths.



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.



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.



*N500,000 scholarship fund for university education

* Laptop

* Certificate of achievement

* Headline Closing Gong ceremony at the NSE​​ *N200,000 worth of shares

*N400,000 scholarship fund for university education

* Laptop

* Certificate achievement

* Participation a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE

School *Trophy

* Three PCs and a printer *Trophy

* Two PCs an a printer

Consolation Prizes:

7 Mini Laptops for 7 Runners-up

Entry Process

Click here to download the Essay Competition Form

Send your completed entry form/essay via e-mail to essay@nse.com.ng



Visit the Official webpage of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Essay Competition 2018 for more information.


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