African Development Bank (AFDB) is calling on young people between the age of 10 and 16, living in Nigeria to participate in the Junior Art Contest for a chance to win one million Naira in partial scholarship.
The contest is aimed at encouraging more young people to get involved in farming to increase food production and reduce poverty in Africa. The competition is in line with the 5 major goals of the African Development Bank called High 5s. The High 5s are Light up & Power Africa, Feed Africa, Industrialize Africa, Integrate Africa and improve the Living Conditions of the People of Africa.
Interested participant should be able to express themselves in art and use their talent to show Africa that farming is cool. Winning prize are N1,000,000, N500,000 and 250,000 respectively for the first, second and third position. In addition, you get to share a High-5 with the President of the AFDB, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina who is also the current winner of the World Food Prize the prize, the art work will also be featured at an exhibition during the opening ceremony of the bank’s new office building in Abuja
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications accompanied by the following documents below:
- A signed letter from parents/guardians allowing participation and granting ownership of entries to the AFDB
- Full contact details of contestant and parent or guardian categories limited to Painting, Drawing, Sculpting, Photography, Mosaic and Tapestry
- Contestant must be resident in Nigeria (not necessary Nigerian)
- Only 1 entry per participant.
All fully wrapped Applications must be submitted on or before 22nd September 2017 to:
Junior Art Contest,
Africa Development Bank,
No. 8 Lake Chad Crescent,