Karim Adeyemi Foundation’s Essay Contest: Sports Uniting Communities in Oyo State

Karim Adeyemi Foundation's Essay Contest: Sports Uniting Communities in Oyo State
Karim Adeyemi Foundation's Essay Contest: Sports Uniting Communities in Oyo State

The Karim Adeyemi Foundation proudly presents the International Day of Sports for Development and Peace (IDSDP) Essay Competition, an opportunity to harness the transformative power of sports in promoting unity and harmony. In the aftermath of the exhilarating African Cup of Nations 2024, we extend a warm invitation to public secondary school students in Oyo State to participate in this inspiring initiative. Through thoughtful exploration and reflection, let us delve into the profound impact of sports in bridging divides and fostering inclusivity, especially within the dynamic cultural tapestry of Nigeria.

🎓 Eligibility Public Secondary School Students in Oyo State
📅 Timeline March 14 – May 23, 2024
🌍 Theme Sports for Peaceful and Inclusive Societies
🖊️ Phases Expression of Interest & Essay Competition
🏆 Prizes Cash Awards, Plaques, Certificates, Social Media Feature
📞 Contact Aanu Oluyide +2348109004836
📧 Email [email protected]
🚀 Finalists Transport Reimbursements Provided

Eligibility and Important Dates

  • Eligibility: Open exclusively to public secondary school students in Oyo State, this competition seeks to engage the bright minds of young scholars.
  • Expression of Interest Phase: Kicks off on March 14 and wraps up on March 25, 2024. This initial phase is conducted online, welcoming a broad spectrum of creative expressions.
  • Selection of Finalists: Scheduled for March 29, 2024, between 10:00 am and 11:00 am.
  • Essay Competition Date: Set for April 6, 2024, with the venue details to be announced closer to the date.
  • Winners Announcement: To be shared online on April 14, 2024.
  • Award Ceremony: A grand celebration at the KAF Headquarters on May 23, 2024.

This year’s captivating theme, ‘Sports for the Promotion of Peaceful and Inclusive Societies,’ beckons participants to delve into the profound influence of sports on our collective well-being. Through your submissions, embark on a journey to uncover the transformative power of sports as a unifying force, capable of bridging divides and dismantling societal barriers. Let your essays illuminate the path towards a more harmonious and inclusive world, driven by the spirit of athletic camaraderie and mutual respect.

Competition Phases and Rewards

The competition unfolds across two dynamic phases:

  • The Expression of Interest (EOI) phase challenges you to convey your passion for sports and national pride through various mediums, setting the stage for your essay-writing journey.
  • In the Finals, finalists will craft essays that reflect on the theme with depth, clarity, and vision, aiming to inspire change and promote a more harmonious society.

Finalists will receive transportation reimbursements, allowing you to focus solely on your performance. All participants advancing to the final stage will receive certificates of participation, while the top 10 entries will be showcased on the foundation’s social media platforms, providing valuable exposure.

The cash prizes and commemorative plaques will be awarded to the top three winners, recognizing their remarkable contributions to the conversation surrounding sports and societal advancement.

Join Us to Make a Positive Change

Are you ready to make a difference and inspire others with your vision of a more peaceful and inclusive world? Seize this opportunity to share your insights and join a movement for positive change.

Submit your application by March 25, 2024, at https://karimadeyemifoundation.org/karim-adeyemi-foundation-essay-awards-2-0/ and take a step towards being a catalyst for change. For any inquiries or to explore sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to Aanu Oluyide at +2348109004836 or via email at [email protected].

Let’s harness the power of sports to spark change, foster unity, and pave the way for a more inclusive future together. Your voice is important—let it resonate loud and clear!