Ikpoto  Okon Osung Undergraduate  Essay Competition |Oro Leadership Roundtable

Ikpoto Okon Osung Undergraduate Essay Competition |Oro Leadership Roundtable

2ND EDITION OF IKPOTO OKON OSUNG UNDERGRADUATE ESSAY COMPETITION

Last year, Oro Nation Leadership Roundtable instituted an essay competition in honour of Ikpoto Okon Osung. The first edition was a huge success as those who emerged tops carted away varying prizes. Besides extending financial assistance to serious and outstanding undergraduates, the main objective of the competition is to encourage learning, promote research and inspire hard work among today’s students.

Buoyed by last year’s success and impressive feedbacks from the participants, the organization decided to organize the 2nd edition of the competition with improvements in prizes and administration. In the last edition, everything, from call for entries, assessment to the actual award was done within one month. Yet, a total of eighty seven (87) entries were received. For this edition, we expect more entries as interested candidates are given a full month to research and write their essays which will be reviewed by a team of highly professional independent assessors.

The topic for this year’s competition is:
ACCESS TO QUALITY EDUCATION IN ORO: PATHWAY TO DEVELOPMENT.

PRIZES:
1st Position – N120,000.00
2nd Position – N75,000.00
3rd Position – N50,000.00
Consolation Prizes – N25,000.00 (each)

ELIGIBILITY:
This competition is open to undergraduates of Oro origin studying in tertiary institutions of learning (Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education) across Nigeria.

PROCEDURE AND RULES:
Every interested and eligible undergraduate is required to submit an essay of not less than 1000 words and not more than 2000 words clearly typewritten using Times New Roman, font size 14 and double spacing on the topic of the competition.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates are required to snap and scan the following documents for upload alongside the essay (You can snap with phones):
1. Letter of Admission
2. Valid School/Departmental ID Card
3. Certificate of Origin
4. A passport photograph

SUBMISSION:
Candidates are required to fill their personal information and upload all necessary documents using this link: http://bit.ly/2021EssayCompetition BEFORE 11:59pm on Sunday, 2nd May, 2021.

Candidates are advised to note importantly the deadline for submission.

For enquiries, please call: 07035761659, 08177238507, 08137785204.

John Ntekim
Publicity Secretary
Oro Nation Leadership Roundtable
03.04.2021

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