​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​NSE ESSAY COMPETITION
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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2017 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: 
Investors education is critical to retail investors’ participation in the capital market. Discuss

How to Enter:​​
Essay Deadline:​​
October 20​, 201​7​

Prizes:
 ​Recipient 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place

Student

           

           

*N250,000 worth of shares

*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 of achievement

* Participation in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE


*N150,000 worth of shares

*N300,000 scholarship fund for university education

 *Laptop

* Certificate of achievement

* Participation​ in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE

School

*Trophy

* Three PCs and a printer

*Trophy

* Two PCs and a printer

*Trophy

* A PC and a printer

Consolation Prizes: Mini Laptops for 7 National winners

Rules​
  • 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