Deadline: 11th August 2020

Topic: How can Microbiology improve lives and livelihood in Nigeria?

Word count: Not more than one page

ridge Consult is now receiving submissions from undergraduate and postgraduate Microbiology students in Nigerian Universities for its 2020 Microbiology Essay Competition.

Competition is accessible for undergraduate and postgraduate Microbiology students in Nigerian Universities.

Top entries at undergraduate and postgraduate sections will collect a Tablet, one-year professional membership subscription, one-on-one mentorship from an r-bridge team member and a Certificate of Achievement.

Selection criteria.
Entries will be evaluated by a council of academics, researchers and science communicators in Nigeria and the Diaspora.


Originality (30%)
Relevance & practicality of ideas within the  local context (50%)
Clarity of expression, flow and thought (20%)


Entries should be sent

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