African Students and Young Professionals Essay Competition

African Students and Young Professionals Essay Competition

On March 7th the African Students and Young Professionals Essay Competition 2014 was announced in the Nation Newspaper.

 The title is “Creating the Foundations of a Free Society” and the competition is supported by The Nation Newspapers – Nigeria, African Liberty.org and Network for a Free Society.

 

 

 

2014  ESSAY COMPETITION

 African Students and Young Professionals Essay Competition 2014

“Creating the Foundations of a Free African Society

The Nation Newspaper-Nigeria in collaboration with AfricanLiberty.org and Network for a Free Society, is calling for entries into an essay competition.

 Details are as follows:

 Question: “Freedom creates prosperity. It unleashes human talent, invention and innovation, creating wealth where none existed before”. Discuss.

Qualification: All African Students in any Tertiary Institutions (University, Polytechnic, College of Education and Technical Schools) in Africa. The format of the text should be in MS Word and not more than 1,500 words. Interested students can visit www.africanliberty.org for useful  background materials.  Please be informed that no one should take chunks of another’ author  and claim it as his/her own.The wording that is copied must be shown in quotation marks and credited at the bottom of the paper to the actual author. Any discovery of plagiarism will disqualify your submission. On the first page of the completed essay, please write your full names, department, and year of study and name of institution. Also include your email address and GSM line. Send your entries to adedayo.thomas@gmail.com

 Entries will be received between March 1 and June 6,  2014. No late entries will be accepted. Announcement of winners: July 3 , 2014. All entries will get a free book “Why Liberty by Tom G. Palmer  OR  Foundation of  a Free Society by Eamonn Butler. Please be sure you include your postal address if different from your school address

 PRIZES

1st-George Ayittey (Platinum Prize): $1,000 and scholarship to 2014 Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA)ASFL at University of Cape Town Business School. South Africa. from August 14-17, 2014

 2nd-Anthony Fisher (Gold Prize):  $700 and scholarship to 2014 Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA)/ASFL at University of Cape Town Business School. South Africa. from August 14- 17, 2014

 3rd-Derenle Edun (Silver Prize) : $500 and scholarship to 2014  Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA)/ASFL at University of Cape Town Business School. South Africa. from August 14- 17, 2014

 4th-CampusLife-The Nation Newspaper( Media Bronze Prize):  $300 and scholarship to 2014  Students and Young Professional African Liberty Academy (SYPALA)/ASFL at University of Cape Town Business School. South Africa. from August 14- 17, 2014

We also have eight consolation prize of $50 each.

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