Life insurance company Heirs Life Assurance (HLA), has announced the commencement of the second edition of its nationwide essay competition, Heirs Life Essay Championship, following the widespread success of the inaugural edition.
Heirs Life Assurance (HLA) is a specialist life insurance company offering simple, quick, accessible, and reliable life insurance, retirement, and children’s education protection plans. HLA offers a wide range of personalised life insurance protection and investment plans that provide financial security to individuals and businesses.
Heirs Life is a subsidiary of Heirs Holdings, a pan-African investment group with a portfolio spread across 24 countries and four continents.
Launched in 2022, the Heirs Life Essay Championship was created to support Nigerian students with effective writing skills while fostering a communal bond across educational institutions in the country.
The inaugural edition attracted thousands of entries across 27 states, with 12–year–old, Ugbomyke Princewill Ebubechukwu and his school, Gateway Schools, Enugu, receiving the grand prize.
- This year’s championship targets junior secondary students across Nigeria.
- Students are expected to write and submit a 500-word essay on the topic, “My Dream Career”.
- The essay championship promises to reward the winner with N2 million in scholarship and N500,000 worth of educational materials for the winner’s school, among other consolation prizes.
Application procedure and deadline
Applications for the 2023 Heirs Life Essay Championship are to be submitted on the official website. Entries close on Monday, June 26, 2023.