NOUN Essay Competition and Prizes on Open and Distance Learning (ODL)

The National Open University of Nigeria’s Vice Chancellor has announced the creation of an annual essay competition focused on Open and Distance Learning (ODL).

The Vice-Chancellor’s ODL Essay Competition aims to provide students with a platform to express their opinions and experiences with various aspects of the university in an academic manner.

The essays will focus on one or more elements of NOUN’s operations and the student’s satisfaction and experience with the chosen topic. The competition will be held annually.

NOUN Essay Competition Eligibility and Topic

  • Undergraduate: Entries are hereby invited from final year students of undergraduate Programmes at all Faculties in the University on the topic, “My experience as a student of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) at the National Open University of Nigeria. “
  • Postgraduate: Entries are hereby invited from final year students of postgraduate Programmes at all Faculties in the University on the topic, “My experience as a student of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) at the National Open University of Nigeria. “

NOUN Essay Competition Prizes

The categories of awards are as follows for undergraduate students and Postgraduate students, respectively:

PRIZESAWARDS
Overall Best EssayA certificate and cash prize of N50,000.00
2nd Place PositionA certificate and cash prize of N30,000.00
3rd Place PositionA certificate and cash prize of N20,000.00
Best Essay in a FacultyA certificate and cash prize of N20,000.00

Prizes shall be announced and given at a convocation.

How to Enter the NOUN Essay Competition

  • Participation is limited to only final year students of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, respectively, in the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).
  • Essays must be within 1,500 – 2,000 words.
  • Entries are to be submitted via e-mail to: vcessays@noun.edu.ng with the subject “2022 Vice-Chancellor’s Essay Competition“ for this year’s event.
  • All Essays must be submitted on or before 12 am on 31st January 2024.
  • Winning entries shall be notified of their success by 28th February 2024.

Conclusion

How much do you love competitions? With the NOUN essay competition, you will text your prowess in a series of chosen topics.

We wish you the best of Luck.

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