Heirs Life Essay Championship

Heirs Life Essay Championship 2023 For Talented Nigerian Students | Apply Now

The Heirs Life Essay Championship is now calling for applications from aspirants in Nigeria in 2023. Do you have an interest in this opportunity? Read to the end because we will be discussing the eligibility criteria, its benefits and step-by-step application process.

Heirs Life Essay Championship is an annual essay writing competition for secondary school students that rewards their creativity and writing skills.

This year’s championship targets junior secondary students across Nigeria, promising to reward the winner with N2million in scholarship and N500,000 worth of educational materials for the winner’s school, among other consolation prizes.

Scholarship Summary

  • Host: Heirs Life Assurance (HLA) 
  • Eligible Country: Nigeria 
  • Reward: 2.7 Million Naira Prize 


Leading specialist life insurance company, Heirs Life Assurance (HLA), has announced the commencement of the second edition of its nationwide essay competition, Heirs Life Essay Championship, following the widespread success of the inaugural edition.

The first edition of the championship was a resounding success as students across the country responded positively to the essay prompt. The quality of essays received was remarkable, and we were humbled by the dreams and aspirations of our young ones.

With the relaunch of this second edition, Heirs Life reiterates its commitment to improving lives, especially families, and by extension, children across the country.


To be considered for the Heirs Life Essay Championship, you must not the following:

  • The essay competition is for JSS1 – JSS3 students (schooling in Nigeria) nationwide.
  • Only one entry per student is accepted.
  • Follow the essay specification below
  • Parents and Teachers can assist students to register and submit directly but should not assist with the actual task of writing the essay itself.


See prizes for the top 3 students and the winner’s school below:

  • Overall Winner- One-year scholarship worth N2,000,000
  • Second place- N150,000 cash
  • Third Place- N100,000 cash
  • Winner’s School- N500,000 worth of books

Good luck to all participants!

Essay Specification

See below the Heirs Life Essay Championship specifications;

  • Word count: 500 words. (Name and essay title are not included in the word count limit)
  • The essay must be typed, not handwritten.
  • Font Type: Times New Roman; Size 13 or 14
  • The essay must be submitted in Microsoft Word (DOC/DOCX) or Pdf format
  • Submit your entries via www.heirslifeassurance.com/essay. Fill in the appropriate details and upload your document.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified applicants for the Heirs Life Essay Championship should apply using the link below. 

Best wishes applicants 


Application Deadline

Applicants are to completely submit applications before Deadline: June 26, 2023

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