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 2017 Hope Segun Foundation Essay Contest for developmental reading and writing!


Students can partake in this year’s contest by writing and submitting an individual essay on this topic:

“What does happiness mean to you? How does your culture define happiness? Do you agree with it and does it fit in to your experience? If yes or no please support your points.”


*All entries must be received on or before Monday, July 31, 2017 (11:00 pm Pacific Time).

*Make sure you fill your work with the nitty-gritty details.

*Minimum of 500 words in length, Times New Roman, 12pt font.

*Make your points as specific as possible, genuine, and alive and use complete thoughts and sentences.

*Must be an elementary or middle or high school student in order to be eligible.

*You may ask your teacher for insight but you should not let him or her write it for you.

*Email your essay as an attachment to: Subject: 2017 Essay Contest


2016 Winners:

*Augustine James

*Aliyu Aishatu

*Stephen Baita