Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay Competition 2022

The Jemila Abubakar Memorial Essay (JAME) Competition 2022 is now accepting applications. Undergraduate students in Nigerian tertiary institutions are encouraged to submit essays on the topic: Criminalization of Suicidal Attempts: To Stay or to Go.

Ms Jemila Abubakar, the Asido Foundation’s first Project Manager, was a selfless angel who was enthusiastic about mental health awareness. Sadly, she died in July 2020 after a brief illness. The Asido Foundation intends to honor her legacy by hosting an annual essay competition for undergraduates from all Nigerian Tertiary Institutions. The focus will be on a current mental health issue.

About Asido Foundation (AF)

The Asido Foundation (AF) is a non-profit charity that aims to combat the ocean of mental health ignorance by providing evidence-based information and engaging in advocacy and intervention activities focused at improving the Nigerian population’s mental health needs.

Benefits of JAME Essay Competition

  • 1st Place: N200, 000
  • 2nd Place: N150, 000
  • 3rd Place: N100, 000
  • Best 15 submissions will be given awards of excellence.

Competition Qualification Requirements

  • Undergraduates in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions are eligible to enter
  • Entries should be between 750 and 1,500 words long;
  • Because there will be a plagiarism check, entries must be at least 70% original.
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How to Apply

If you’re interested and qualified, please fill out the form below.

To apply, go to Asido Foundation (AF)

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Please enclose a photocopy of your passport, proof of enrollment, and proof of taking the shameless vow. Please include your name, school, course of study/level, and contact information in the email.

Click here for additional information.

Source: Nyscinfo

Updated: December 2, 2021 — 6:35 pm

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