Heirs Insurance 2024 Essay Competition

Heirs Insurance 2024 Essay Competition

Heirs Insurance 2024 Essay Competition (N8 Million Prize)

Heirs Insurance Group, Nigeria’s fastest-growing insurance group, invites Junior Secondary School Students to apply for the third edition of its prestigious Heirs Insurance Essay Championship (formerly called Heirs Life Essay Championship), its biggest yet. The Championship promises exceptional prizes and scholarships for the finalists.

Heirs Insurance Group is the insurance arm of Heirs Holdings, the leading pan-African investment company, with investments across 24 countries and four continents, founded and led by Tony Elumelu. With a rapidly expanding retail footprint and an omnichannel digital presence, Heirs Insurance Group, comprising Heirs General Insurance Limited, Heirs Life Assurance Limited, and Heirs Insurance Brokers, serves both corporate and individual customers across Nigeria.

Heirs Insurance Group is championing financial inclusion and leading the digital insurance play in Nigeria, demonstrating its mission to democratise access to insurance. As part of its unique proposition, the Group rolled out digital and mobile channels to simplify access to insurance and make insurance accessible to everyone.


All secondary school students across the country in JSS1 – JSS3 are invited to write a 500-word essay titled “If I Could Invent Something New” and submit the essays on www.heirsinsurancegroup.com/essay. The submission period is from May 27 to July 7, 2024. Entries will be judged based on originality, depth of analysis, clarity of expression, and adherence to competition guidelines. Schools and parents are invited to encourage their students and children respectively, to apply.

All essays will be graded by distinguished judges, comprising educators, industry experts, and literary figures. The judging process will be thorough and transparent, ensuring that only the most deserving essays are selected. The winners will be announced on the Heirs Insurance website and social media platforms in August 2024.


The Heirs Insurance Essay Championship is an annual essay competition open to school students between JSS1 – JSS3 across Nigeria, with the aim of showcasing the creativity and talent of children.


  • Winner will receive N5,000,000 scholarship + N1million grant for school.
  • The 1st runner-up will receive a N2,000,000 scholarship,
  • 2nd runner-up will be awarded a N1,000,000 scholarship.

Essay Competition Submission Requirements

  • Essays should be typed and not handwritten.
  • Word Count: Not more than 500 words.
  • Font Type: Times New Roman.
  • Font Size: 13pt.
  • Students must write their name, school and class on the essay document.
  • Document Format: Word or PDF.
  • Document Size: 1MB Max.

Method of Application

Click Here to Apply

Application Deadline: July 1, 2024.

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