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SystemSpecs Children’s Day Essay Competition (CDEC) 2023

SystemSpecs Children’s Day Essay Competition (CDEC) 2023

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Applications are open for the SystemSpecs Children’s Day Essay Competition (CDEC) 2023. This competition is not the usual essay contest – it is a chance for all primary and secondary school students in Nigeria between ages 9-16 to showcase their innovative ideas for solving national problems using technology.

This year’s topic is “Making Nigerian Children Better Citizens Through the Use of Technology”. Participants are to explore this theme to come up with mind-blowing ideas.

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SystemSpecs is Africa’s leading technology powerhouse with interests in Payments, e-commerce, HR & Payroll, and other software technology solutions and services, with over 30 years of successfully translating the continent’s technology dreams into reality. The SystemSpecs Annual Essay Competition was inaugurated in 2020 to express the group’s CSR commitment (Develop Capacity towards National Growth and Development through Technology) and stimulate the minds of young Nigerians to consider adopting technology to address everyday problems.

Prizes from Children’s Day Essay Competition

  • 1st Prize: Laptop, laptop stand, headphone, smart watch, 120GB internet data and other gifts.
  • 2nd Prize: Laptop, headphone, 60GB internet data and other gifts
  • 3rd Prize: Laptop, hoodie, 60GB internet data and other gifts.
  • School Award:
    • Junior category: 10 laptops
    • Senior category: 15 laptops
  • State Award: State with the most valid entries award

Eligibility for Children’s Day Essay Competition

  • Open to primary and secondary children schooling in Nigeria;
  • They should be up to 9 years and not older than 16 years by March 15, 2023.
  • The Junior category (ages 9 to 12) submits a maximum of 1,000 words, while the Senior category (ages 13 to 16) submits a maximum of 1,500 words.
  • Your essay must be in English.
  • You are only allowed to submit one entry per participant.
  • Your submission must be your original thoughts; plagiarism will not be tolerated!
  • An accredited school official or parent or legal guardian must endorse your entry.

Application of Children’s Day Essay Competition

Winners will be announced on May 29, 2023, and the award ceremony will take place on June 9, 2023. So, buckle up and get ready to apply!

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Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.

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Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline14 April,2023
Open toAll
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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