The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2016 edition of its annual Essay Competition. The NSE Essay Competition, themed “Building a Sustainable Capital Market”, is one of the Exchange’s financial literacy and inclusion initiatives aimed at building a financially savvy generation.

Consolation Prizes: 7 Mini Laptops for 7 National winners


  • The Competition is open to only students in Senior Secondary Schools
  • Entries must be written in English and be the original work of the writer
  • Entrants must submit essay on the  entry form and complete all the mandatory ?elds
  • The maximum word counts are 1000 words
  • Entries will be disquali?ed if they fail to meet these requirements

Notes for Guidance

  • Entries must be the original work of the writer.  This does not rule out input or assistance from others
  • Entrants are encouraged to be creative in their response to the topic
  • Award-winning entrants are expected to show originality, focus on the topic and competent use of English as a written language.  This includes correct spelling, a good standard of punctuation and neat presentation.
How to Enter:
  • Click here to download the 2016 Essay Competition form 
  • Send your completed entry form/essay via e-mail to or submit your essay online.

Essay Deadline:

For more details visit the official site