1st SSA-NAPS Nigeria National Philosophical Essay Competition0
National Association of Philosophy Students-Nigeria (NAPS) in conjunction with the
Secular Student Alliance (SSA) – USA presents the
1st National Philosophical Essay Competition with the theme,
Philosophy and Rationalism:
Solutions to Africa’s
The Essay Competition is open to students and non students alike, irrespective of nationalities and cultural affiliations. All Essays should be accompanied by an abstract (350 words maximum) which would solely be assessed to pre-select essay. The Essay should not exceed 3500 words excluding abstract.
The Essay should be submitted electronically to Essay2007@napsnigeria.org
Deadline: August 31st 2007.
Criteria: Winners will be selected based on originality of ideas, clarity, persuasiveness of writing, accessibility of content to a general audience, and the quality of logic behind supporting arguments and counter-arguments.
Prizes and Awards
- 1st Prize: A collection of philosophical books autographed by reputable scholars, a certificate and magazines and some collectibles.
- 2nd and 3rd Prize: Some autographed philosophical books and a certificate with magazines.
- First 20 Entrants shall be given a free DVD containing about 5000 ebooks.