By Across The Horizon | 03-Jan-2020

Across The Horizon Annual Essay Competition for 2020.

This is all the information you need to know about the Across The Horizon Annual Essay Competition.


  • At least 15 years old
  • Citizens of Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone currently residing in these countries.


  • Opens: May 1st, 2020
  • Closes: July 1st, 2020
  • Winners Announced: August 1st
  • Prizes Awarded: October 1st, 2020.


  • 1st: 75,000 NGN
  • 2nd: 50,000 NGN
  • 3rd: 25,000 NGN

How to Apply

  • Submit an articulated and well-researched response to one of the following prompts
  • Send your response to


  • How would you bridge the gender pay gap in your country?
  • How would you end youth under-employment and unemployment in your country?
  • If you were president of your country for a day, how would you tackle the issue of “brain-drain” among young professionals?


  • Multiple entries
  • Plagiarized entries
  • False Identity
  • Misrepresentation

Please note that winners will be selected solely based on the responses provided on their application and not based on tribe, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, height, weight, and marital status.