Channels Book Club, a Television program produced by Nigerian’s foremost Television, Channels TV, is availing young readers and writers the opportunity to get rewarded in a review writing competition.
The program, which is out to promote Nigerians’ reading and writing culture, has been at the forefront of promoting the Channels Book Club National Book Review Essay Competition.
This year is the 4th season of the competition. A book by Jacqueline U. Agweh “A Pelican of The Wilderness” will be read and reviews will be written for it by participants.
Note: This competition is open ONLY to secondary school students.
COMPETITION PROCESS / SUBMISSION PROCEDURE
1. Candidates must be bona fide students of any Nigerian secondary school.
2. Candidates should read Jacqueline U. Agweh’s novel titled, A PELICAN OF THE WILDERNESS and write an essay that is not longer than 1,500 words to review the book. The essay should not have more than 10 references if references are used.
3. The essay document must have: a title, the candidate’s full name, and the candidate’s contact number.
4. Candidates must fill an entry form and also upload their essays, a scanned copy of a recent passport photograph, a scanned copy of the candidate’s last school academic report or score sheet on the Channels Television web page for this competition. Click HERE to fill the entry form and upload the essay and other requested documents.
5. The entry form should be filled and the essay plus other required documents uploaded on or before 30th of June, 2019.
6. By entering the competition, candidates agree to share the copyright of the submitted essay to Channels Television giving the station the right to reproduce, distribute and broadcast the essay in printed, electronic or any other medium, and in turn to authorise others to do the same.
7. Each candidate must promise that the essay is his or her original work. If it contains material such as previously published works, the original material must be clearly identified and acknowledged within the text. Candidates must not engage in plagiarism.
8. Channels Television will reserve the right to withhold the prizes if the standard of the essays submitted is not of sufficient merit.
NOTE: ALL ENTRIES WILL BE VALIDATED BY AN INDEPENDENT PANEL OF JUDGES. ONLY CANDIDATES WHO QUALIFY SHOULD APPLY. CANDIDATES MUST ENSURE THE ESSAYS ARE THEIR OWN ORIGINAL WORKS.
Click HERE to fill the entry form and upload the essay and other requested documents.