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2016 Essay Contest for Undergraduates in Africa

We announced the applications for this year’s Rising Tide Foundation’s essay contest for African Undergraduate students is open.
Topic: Entrepreneurs are the creative force in the economy. Is your government helping or hindering them? Qualification: Participant must be a student in any tertiary institutions (university, polytechnic, college of education and technical schools) in all African countries. Entries will be received between March 14th and May 17, 2016. Late entries will not be accepted. Winners will be announced on June 23, 2016 6 selected Judges from Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania and Zimbabwe will mark and come up with winners.
PRIZES

  • 1st-George Ayittey (Platinum Prize): $1,000 and scholarship to the 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016
    2nd-Anthony Fisher (Gold Prize): $700 and scholarship to the 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016
    3rd-Franklin Cudjoe (Silver Prize): $500 and scholarship to the 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016
    4th- The Nation CAMPUSLIFE (Media Bronze Prize): $300 and 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016
    5th- Rejoice Ngwenya Prize: $250 and 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in
    2016.

Consolation Prizes: We also have 7 (seven) consolation prize of $50 each.

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