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Green Diamond Essay Competition is a literacy and empowerment initiative aimed at celebrating exceptional writing skills of young Nigerians, while also projecting a greater Nigeria to the world at large.

 

Are you a Nigerian?

 

Are you passionate & enthusiastic about a greater and better Nigeria?

 

Do you have an ideal story for Nigeria?

 

Do you have exceptional writing skills?

 

An Essay Competition is a very valuable project, as it is very flexible, adaptable and open to expansion, while still being very easy to organise, both in terms of human resources and financial matters. As an Essay Competition is a project which can be appealing to individuals across various levels of education and writing skills, our target audience will be very wide, giving you the chance to achieve good engagement with the Nigerian youths.

 

There are a number of intellectual and savvy young Nigerians with creative writing skills.

 

Our future projection is that this becomes an annual contest held to recognize and award talent and creativity.

 

 

 

2021 Essay Topic:  60 years of our togetherness. Nigeria Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

 

Benefits of Green Diamond Essay Competition

 

THE WINNER

  • N1,000,000
  • Macbook
  • Branded Laptop bag
  • Internet subscription for 3months
  • Journal & Stationery

 

1ST RUNNER-UP

  • N750,000
  • HP laptop
  • Branded Backpack
  • Internet subscription for 3months
  • Journal & Stationery

 

2ND RUNNER-UP

  • N500,000
  • Zinox laptop
  • internet subscription for 3month
  • Journal & Stationery

 

COMPENSATION
PRIZE

  • Other top 7 entries after the winners will be awarded
  • N100,000 each
  • Journal & Stationery

Eligibility

In order to be eligible to apply for the competition, applicants must:

  • Citizens of Nigeria within and outside Nigeria
  • Male & Female
  • Candidates must have any government-issued ID:National Identity Card/Slip,Voter’s card, and International Passport)
  • 18yrs – 35yrs

 

Application Requirement

  • Applicants must create an account on our website to send information

 

  • Applicants must fill in their profiles appropriately

 

  • Applicants must subscribe to our mailing system to get updates about the contest

 

Writing Requirements

 

  • Candidates are to write essays following guidelines

 

  • Candidates are to submit their essays on the portal.

 

  • Candidates will keep engaging social media till results are released

 

Social Media Requirement

  • Follow our social media accounts

 

  • Create content during your writing process

 

  • Post content on your social media page and use the #

 

  • Tag as many people

 

  • Use our hashtags in comment sections and as captions on posts and stories

 

  • Post and repost content related to contest on page and stories

 

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

Anyone, from Nigeria, is free to apply! There is no entry fee!

  • Word count – The essay should not be more than 1200 words. Essays violating this criterion will not be evaluated

 

  • Topic – Our team has come out with a topic- 60 YEARS OF OUR TOGETHERNESS. It is mandatory to write on this topic any other topic will be disqualified.

 

  • Plagiarism – All essays must be absolutely original and in your own words. We will check the essays for plagiarism. Copied essays will be disqualified

 

  • Images – Images are allowed. You are free to use images but they must be copyright-free or appropriately cited

 

  • Format – Submissions are accepted only in Microsoft Word documents ( doc or docx)

 

  • Coverpage – The cover page of your essay must contain your complete details such as your full name, phone number, and email

 

  • Language– The essay must be written in English

 

  • Number of entries – Only a Single entry per person is allowed

 

For More Information, Visit Webpage

 

Application Deadline: 10th September, 2021

https://t.me/ygist


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