About 2016 CIAPS Public Interest Essay Competition
Application is currently ongoing for the 2016 CIAPS Public Interest Essay Competition for Nigerians.
This year’s competition, themed “Diagnosis and Prognosis of the Nigerian Recession”, is opened to Students, Graduates, Professionals, Academics and all Stakeholders with interest in and understanding of the Nigerian economy.
There is a total of One million Naira Prize. Winning Entries will be published and Winners of the competition will be offered to join the CIAPS research team.
November 29, 2016
Five top essays will be selected for prizes and publications.
Best entry N500, 000
Second place N250, 000
Third place N150,000
Fourth and Fifth runners up N50,000
Entries are welcomed from anyone with interest in and knowledge of the Nigerian Economy and recession.
Successful candidates will submit
- A not more than 5000 words Essay that clearly and concisely traces the origin and causes of the present recession, identify possible ways out of it and suggest what government, businesses and individuals should do and not do to overcome the recession.
- A not more than 1000 words synopsis of the same essay.
The successful essays will be objective and all analysis will be backed by facts and figures.
Selected essays will be published for an international audience.
Entries will be judged by members of the CIAPS faculty in collaboration with a selected panelist of economic experts, operators and observers.
The panel coordinated by CIAPS Centre Director, Anthony Kila includes Political Economist and Centre for Value and Leadership Founder Pat Utomi, Former World bank VP, Africa Oby Ezekwesili, Economist, Public Affairs analyst and Entrepreneur Henry Boyo and former Executive Secretary of the Nigerian University Council and President of Nigerian Institute of Management Munzali Jibril
How to Apply
All entries are to be submitted with a cover note containing a brief biography of writer by visiting www.ciaps.org not later than 12am 29th November 2016
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