R-Bridge Microbiology essay Competition 2020

The general public and all students are hereby informed there will be a microbiology essay competition held by R-Bridge.

On this note, all postgraduate and undergraduate microbiology students are to be informed that applications are invited form suitable qualified candidates from  all Nigerian Universities studying Microbiology.

Eligibility: Competition is open to undergraduate and postgraduate Microbiology students in Nigerian Universities.


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

Selection criteria:

Entries will be judged by a panel of academics, researchers and science communicators in Nigeria and the Diaspora.

The criteria for assessment will be:

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

How to Submit Entries for R-Bridge Microbiology Essay Competition.

Entries should address “How can Microbiology improve lives and livelihood in Nigeria?”

Entries should contain

  • First Name & Surname
  • Email Address
  • University (Level)
  • Category: Undergraduate or Postgraduate

Entries should not be longer than one page at Arial Size 11, single spacing.

​Subject heading should contain Essay2020_FirstName_Surname

Send entries and enquiries email to essay@r-bridge.org



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