The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is currently accepting entries for the 2022/23 World Maritime Day Essay Competition.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is hosting an essay contest in celebration of World Maritime Day, with the theme “Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet.”
The contest is designed to raise awareness about the vast opportunities in the maritime industry and to entice Nigerian teens to pursue careers in it.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and its member governments all over the globe celebrate World Maritime Day to draw attention to the importance of safety for shipping as well as maritime security, the maritime environment, the seafarers as well as other aspects of activities of the IMO.
NIMASA Essay Competition Benefits
First place award: N500,000 Education Grant, laptop, and plaque, and publishing the award-winning essay in the journal of NIMASA, The VOYAGE, and on the NIMASA website.
* Second: education grant of N350,000, along with laptop computers and a plaque
* Third The grant is N250,000 for education along with the laptop and plaque
Each winner will be awarded an N100,000 Education Grant as well as an award as a consolation prize
NIMASA Essay Competition Qualification Conditions
* Only Nigerian secondary students in Year 1 and 2 are eligible to participate in the competition for essays.
* In addition to their documents the students must scan authentic evidence of their studentship. Admission letters, and consequently the identity cards issued by the institution must be used to prove the student’s enrollment.
* Essays must be double spaced using MS Word and font size 12 with a maximum 1200 characters (+ / – 10 percent)
* No copyrighted work will be accepted.
* The name of the participant along with their telephone number and email address must be at the top of the essay.
* Essays that are not conforming to the guidelines are rejected.
Deadline For The Application
3rd April, 2022
How to Apply
Interested candidates should complete the requirements given above and submit their essays to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
* Essays that are submitted before the deadline date won’t be considered
It is only those that were selected for the interview will be informed.
* The donation of Prizes & Awards will be announced within two weeks following the deadline.
* The date will be announced to present prizes and awards.