Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) 50th Anniversary Essay Competition

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) 2017 Essay Competition

ICAN 2017 STUDENTS’ ESSAY COMPETITION

ELIGIBILITY

The competition is open to:

All students in any field of study in ICAN accredited tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

Age limit: Participants must not be older than 26 years of age as at 30th September, 2017.

TOPIC

Accuracy and Integrity: The Unchanging ICAN Motto in a Rapidly – Changing World

ORGANIZER

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA

PRIZES

  • Ist Prize: N100,000 plus laptop, plaque, letter of commendation, all expense paid to Abuja for the 47th Annual Conference, ICAN Professional Examination Scholarship with a value of N340,000 covering tuition, study text and examination fees
  • 2nd Prize: N50,000 plus laptop, plaque, letter of commendation, all expense paid to Abuja for the 47th Annual Conference, ICAN Professional Examination Scholarship with a value of N340,000 covering tuition, study text and examination fees
  • 3rd Prize : N25,000 plus laptop, plaque, letter of commendation, all expense paid to Abuja for the 47th Annual Conference, ICAN Professional Examination Scholarship with a value of N340,000 covering tuition, study text and examination fees

DEADLINE

All entries must be received on or before 23:59hours Thursday 28 September 2017. Entries received after this date would not be processed further.

GUIDELINES

Essay must be written in Microsoft Word and contain not less than 2000 words and not more than 3000 words ;and  essay must be written in font size 12 with double line spacing.

Essay should contain abstract, introduction, main body, conclusion and references

All entries must be accompanied with a letter of attestation from the Head of each participant’s Department.

Participants must submit copy of their birth certificate/Sworn affidavit and brief profile of not more than 15 lines in MS  Word

Only the first 500 entries will be considered

Winning essays will be selected based on content, grammar and style

The winning essays will be announced on Thursday 12 October 2017

All entries should be sent to: icanessay2017@kpmg.com

INQUIRY

For more information on the conference and essay competition, check out http://www.icanig.org/aac/