Ominira Initiative Undergraduate Essay Writing Competition

This informs the public about the Ominira Initiative Undergraduate Essay Writing Competition 2024. Details about the Program are given below.

Ominira Initiative Undergraduate Essay Writing Competition

Program Details

Ominira Initiative for Economic Advancement, in collaboration with the Initiative for African Trade and Prosperity (IATP), is pleased to announce its inaugural undergraduate essay writing competition. The competition aims to foster a deeper understanding of entrepreneurship and democracy among young Nigerians, empowering them to become agents of positive change.


The competition is open to undergraduate students enrolled in any Nigerian higher institution who are not older than 30 years.


  • 1st position: N120,000
  • 2nd position: N100,000
  • 3rd position: N80,000
  • Consolation prizes for 4th and 5th positions

How to Apply

For those interested in the Allan Gray Makers InterCollege Entrepreneurship Competition 2024.
  • Essays must be submitted through the designated Google form.
  • The maximum word count is 800 words.
  • Submissions must be in PDF format, using New Times Roman font (size 12), double line spacing, and justified alignment.
  • AI-generated content and plagiarism are strictly prohibited.
  • Entries must be original and not previously published online or in print.
  • Multiple entries will result in disqualification.

Application Deadline

  • The deadline for receipt of applications is 5 July 2024.

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