Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA World Maritime Day Essay Competition 2022/2023

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is now accepting entries for its 2022/2023 World Maritime Day Essay Competition.

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is holding an essay contest in honor of World Maritime Day, with the theme “Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet.”

The essay competition is meant to boost awareness of the maritime sector’s vast prospects and pique the keenness of Nigerian teenagers in pursuing professions in it.

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and member governments around the world commemorate World Maritime Day to draw attention to the importance of shipping safety, maritime security, the marine environment, seafarers, and other facets of the IMO’s activities.

NIMASA Essay Competition Benefits

•First place: N500,000 Education Grant, a laptop, and a plaque, as well as the publication of the winning article in NIMASA’s journal, The VOYAGE, and on the NIMASA website.

• Second: A N350,000 Education Grant, as well as a laptop computer and a plaque

• Third: A N250,000 Education Grant, as well as a laptop and a plaque

• Each winner will receive a N100,000 Education Grant and a plaque as a consolation prize

NIMASA Essay Competition Qualification Conditions

• Only Nigerian tertiary students in Year 1 and Year 2 are eligible to enter the essay competition

• Along with their submissions, participants must scan genuine proof of studentship. Letters of admission and therefore the institution’s identification cards should be used as proof

• Essays should be double spaced in MS Word and font size 12 with a limit of 1,200 words (+ or – 10%)

• No plagiarized work will be accepted

• The participant’s name, telephone number, and e-mail address should be included at the top of the essay

• Essays that do not adhere to the rules will be rejected.

Deadline For The Application

3rd April, 2022

How to Apply

Interested candidates should complete the requirements given above and submit their essays to and


• Essays submitted after the deadline won’t be considered

• Only those who have been selected for the interview will be notified

• Donation of Prizes & Awards will be notified within two weeks after the deadline

• A date will be announced for the presentation of prizes and awards

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