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Application Opens for SystemSpecs’ 2020 Children’s Day Essay Competition

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SystemSpecs, a leading provider of innovative financial technology and human capital management solutions in Africa and an indigenous tech provider, has opened calls, for participation in SystemSpecs’ 2020 Children’s Day Essay Competition.

The theme of the essay competition is: Nigeria of my dream: Making it happen with Technology

The entry categories are as follows:

  • Junior Division: 9 – 12 years (Participant should not be older than 12 years, by May 31, 2020)
  • Senior Division: 13-16 years (Participant should not be older than 16 years, by May 31, 2020)

The entry requirements include the following:

  • Open only to children, who school and live in Nigeria
  • Only one entry per participant
  • Maximum of 1,000 words, for the junior division, font size 12, double spaced
  • Maximum 1,500 words, for senior division, font size 12, double spaced
  • All sources, should be referenced, where applicable
  • Entries must be original ideas of the participant and not those of their parents, guardians, or any other influence
  • Children of SystemSpecs’ employees are not eligible to participate
Benefits of participation
  • First prize – A Laptop and Headphone
  • Second prize – A Tablet and Headphone
  • Third prize – A Tablet
Rules for entry
  • Only one entry per participant
  • Microsoft word format to be sent
  • Entries should, also, include passport photograph of participant, attached to the email
  • Entries should be submitted, in MS Word format
  • Submit, via email latest, by Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The cover page of the written essay must include:

  • Full name of participant
  • Date of birth
  • Contact address
  • Submission category
  • School name
  • Parent’s/Guardian’s Phone number

Note: All this does not add up, to the word count

Essay Requirement
  • No plagiarism
  • Original ideas
  • Indigenous solutions that are applicable, in Nigeria
  • Well-referenced sources

Email should be sent to participate@systemspecs.com.ng

Submission for entries closes on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

For further terms and condition, you can check here


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Dare Afolabi

Technology rules the world, that's why I love writing about it

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