Lafarge National Essay Competition 2020 | Over N4 Million Cash Prizes

Lafarge Africa Plc is now accepting entries for its 2020 Lafarge National Essay Competition. There is over N4 Million cash prize to be won by 7 winners in all.

The theme for the essay competition is “Building the Nigeria of my dreams”, which is in line with LAP’s nation-building initiative, to promote patriotism and corporate citizenship, as they celebrate their 60th anniversary in Nigeria.

Lafarge National Essay Competition Categories

The competition is broken down into two categories:

  • The Junior Category – The length of the essay shall not exceed 500 words (+/- 10%) for the Junior Category and 750 words (+/- 10%) for the Intermediate Category
  • The Intermediate Category – The length of the essay shall not exceed 750 words (+/- 10%) for the Intermediate Category.
Lafarge National Essay Competition

Lafarge National Essay Competition Prizes

First Prize:

  • N1,500,000.00, as well as books, branded school accessories such as school bags, water bottles, flasks and educational tablets, pre-loaded with educational content.

Second Prize:

  • N1,000,000.00, as well as books, branded school accessories such as school bags, water bottles, flasks and educational tablets, pre-loaded with educational content.

Third Prize:

  • N750,000.00, as well as books, branded school accessories such as school bags, water bottles, flasks and educational tablets, pre-loaded with educational content.

Others:

  • Consolation prizes of N200,000.00 each will be given to the authors of 2 good essays from each category. They will also receive books, branded school accessories such as school bags, water bottles and flasks.

The top winners for each category will also receive a desktop computer system each for their schools with complete accessories.

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Lafarge National Essay Competition Eligibility

The competition is open to:

  • Pupils of Public Primary Schools who are between the ages of 9 to 13 years, for the Junior Category of the competition, and
  • Students of Public Junior Secondary Schools who are between the ages of 9 to 13 years for the Intermediate Category of the competition.
  • Note: The children of LAP employees are not be allowed to participate.

Important Notes

  • Late entries will not be accepted.
  • Each participant is allowed to submit only one entry. Any participant who submits multiple entries will be disqualified.
  • Participants should retain their own copies of the essays as no entries will be returned. There will be no feedback on any entries, either during or after the competition.

How to Enter Lafarge National Essay Competition.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Enter here” button below:

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DEADLINE: 31st Dec. 2020 [See all deadlines]

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