Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Essay Competition Scholarship in Nigeria

NSE Essay Competition Scholarship 2019… The Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay competition is open to all senior secondary school students across the 36 states of Nigeria and the FCT. See the requirements to enter Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay Competition Below.

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Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay competition

Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) Essay Compettition Scholarship 2019/2020

Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is now accepting entries from students in Senior Secondary Schools for its 2019 Essay Competition. The deadline for submission of entries for the Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay Competition Scholarship is 18th October, 2019.

ABOUT Nigerian Stock Exchange

The NSE Essay Competition is one of the financial literacy and inclusion initiatives of The Nigerian Stock Exchange.
The competition aims to bridge the gap in classroom learning with the practical knowledge required for long-term personal financial planning.
The competition’s overall goal is to develop a culture of wealth creation amongst the youth towards “Building a Financially Savvy Generation”.
Now in its 19th year, the NSE Essay Competition has inspired over 67,000 young people in more than 12,000 schools across Nigeria.​
Essay Topic: How can the capital market help to create a better future for all?
 
Who is eligible?​ 

Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay Competition. 

The essay competition is open to all senior secondary school students across the 36 states of Nigeria and the FCT.​

How to Enter NSE Essay Competition

NSE Essay Competition Deadline:

 

  • The deadline for submission of NSE Essay Competition form is October 18, 2019

Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay Competition Prizes

POSITION​ PRIZE (STUDENT) PRIZE (SCHOOL)
1st
  • N500,000 worth of equity investments
  • N500,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • 1 Laptop computer/tablet
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Headline at NSE Closing Gong  Ceremony
  • Trophy
  • 3 PCs and a printer
2nd
  • N300,000 worth of equity investments
  • N400,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • 1 Laptop computer/tablet
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Participation at NSE Closing Gong Ceremony
  • Trophy
  • 2 PCs and a printer
3rd
  • N200,000 worth of equity investments
  • N300,000 scholarship fund for university education
  • 1 Laptop/tablet
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Participation at NSE Closing Gong Ceremony
  • Trophy
  • 1 PC and a printer
​Consolation Prizes: 7 Laptops/tablets​ for 7 Runners-up
Rules

  • 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
  • Entrant must submit an essay on the  entry form and complete all the mandatory fields
  • The maximum word-counts are 1000 words
  • Entries will be disqualified 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

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How to Become the Leading Member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange

Trading in securities listed on The Nigerian Stock Exchange (“The Exchange”) is executed through Dealing Members of The Exchange. To be eligible for membership, Broker-Dealers must meet specific requirements set by The Exchange. These requirements are stated in the Rules for Registration as a Dealing Member of The Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Upon approval of a prospective Dealing Member’s application, and fulfillment of the requirements for commencement of operations as a Dealing Member (including but not limited to the requirements of the Minimum Operating Standards​, a Dealing Membership License will be granted to the firm.
As a provision of membership, each Dealing Member is charged an annual fee which covers (a) maintenance of trading terminals (b) rented “space” on the trading floor, (c) Dealing Membership fee and (d) Authorized Clerkship subscription per Authorized Dealing Clerk.
Authorized Dealing Clerks (Stockbrokers)
Dealing Members require the services of Authorized Dealing Clerks to access The Exchange’s trading terminals. These stockbrokers act on behalf of Dealing Members to access the market and assist investors in buying, selling or dealing in securities. The stockbrokers can only execute trades on The Exchange using the unique identification code assigned to them.
To be eligible for admission as an Authorized Dealing Clerk, the individual must:
  • have the relevant qualifications and have undergone training recognized and prescribed by The Exchange;
  • be registered with The Exchange;
  • not be less than twenty-one (21) years old;
  • be of good character and integrity;
  • agree to comply with such other requirements for membership as Council may prescribe from time to time;
  • be recommended by a Dealing Member who will be liable for all transactions made on its behalf on The Exchange by the Authorized Clerk;
  • be registered as a market operator under the Investment and Securities Act, 2007.

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