Tailored Opportunities: UONGOZI Institute Leadership Essay Competition for Young Africans


This competition aims to provide a space for the youth of Africa and who are the next generation of leaders in the region to contribute to an important discussion on leadership and sustainable development. The theme of the competition of this year is on “Promoting Good Natural Resource Management for Socio-Economic Transformation in Africa.” The essays should respond this question “If you were an African leader, how would you promote sustainable use of the renewable natural resources for fostering socio-economic transformation in Africa?”


African citizens who are between the age of 18 and 25 are invited to submit their essays for this year’s Leadership Essay Competition organized by UONGOZI Institute. Thus, African citizens in this age range are cordially invited to respond for this interesting opportunity.


Application deadline is Friday 21 June 2019 at 17:00 hours (GMT).


The selection criteria are originality, creativity, use of language and appropriateness to contest theme.


Up to five winners will be selected and the overall winner will be awarded a grand prize of USD 2,000. In addition, there is funded travel to Dares Salaam, Tanzania

For more information, please visit this link: https://www.opportunitiesforafricans.com/uongozi-institute-leadership-essay-competition-2019/

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I wish you Best of luck with your applications!!!

Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

2 thoughts on “Tailored Opportunities: UONGOZI Institute Leadership Essay Competition for Young Africans”

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