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Nigeria Association of Dental Students (NADS) Essay Writing Competition
Nigeria Association of Dental Students (NADS) Essay Writing Competition

The Nigeria Association of Dental Students (NADS) is excited to kick off its 2024 Essay Writing Competition, offering dental students nationwide a platform to share their perspectives and engage in discussions about oral health. This competition aims to not only recognize the academic excellence of Nigeria’s upcoming dental practitioners but also promote oral wellness through community-centered strategies.

📝 Topic Cultivating Oral Wellness: Community Approaches
📚 Word Limit 1,000 Words Max
🏆 Prizes 1st: N100k, 2nd: N75k, 3rd: N50k, 4th-10th: N25k
🎓 Eligibility Dental Students in NADS-Registered Schools
📲 Follow NADS On All Social Media Platforms
📅 Deadline March 11th, 2024
📧 Submit To [email protected]
☎️ Contact +23491 6130 4730

Eligibility and Participation

To be eligible for this prestigious competition, participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrollment: You must be a dental student currently enrolled in a dental school that is recognised and registered under NADS.
  • Social Media Engagement: Ensure you are following NADS on all their social media platforms to stay updated with the latest news and announcements regarding the competition.

Competition Topic

This year’s theme, “Cultivating a Culture of Oral Wellness: Community-Based Approaches to Lifelong Health,” invites participants to delve into innovative strategies that can promote oral health and wellness within communities. It’s an opportunity to explore how dental professionals can extend their influence beyond the clinic and into the community, fostering habits and interventions that support lifelong oral health.

Prizes and Recognition

The NADS Essay Writing Competition offers substantial prizes, underscoring the association’s commitment to encouraging academic excellence and innovative thinking among dental students:

  • 1st Place: N100,000
  • 2nd Place: N75,000
  • 3rd Place: N50,000
  • Consolatory Prizes: N25,000 for positions 4th to 10th

These prizes not only provide financial incentives but also recognise the hard work and creativity of participants, showcasing the best and brightest minds in the field of dental studies.

Submission Guidelines

To submit your entry, follow these simple steps:

  1. Prepare your essay, ensuring it does not exceed 1,000 words. Your submission should be formatted as a PDF document.
  2. Email your essay to [email protected]. Please include details such as your Dental Student Association (DSA)class, and full name to ensure proper identification and association with your submission.


Mark your calendars – all submissions must be received by March 11th, 2024. This gives you ample time to research, draft, and refine your essay to ensure it best reflects your ideas and arguments on the chosen topic.

Need More Information?

Should you have any inquiries or require further details, do not hesitate to contact NADS at +23491 6130 4730. The association is eager to assist and provide any additional information you might need.


The NADS 2024 Essay Writing Competition serves as a platform for dental students to showcase their academic prowess and make substantial contributions to the dialogue surrounding oral health and well-being. It encourages active participation in discussions with fellow students, educators, and the wider dental community, potentially influencing the future of dental care in Nigeria and other regions. Seize this chance to express your ideas, compete for fantastic prizes, and play a role in shaping innovative approaches to foster a culture of oral wellness.