CIPM 2015 Annual Essay Competition For Undergraduates

CIPM 2015 Annual Essay Competition For Undergraduates

CIPM 2015 Annual Essay Competition For Undergraduates

The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM ) is a regulatory body chartered by Act 58 of 1992 to regulate the practice of Human Resource Management (HRM) in Nigeria.


The Institute has the vision of being the foremost people management institute in Africa with qualitative reputation across the world.


The Institute’s main objective is to establish the continuous professional development of their members and stakeholders contributions to enhance human capital development in the country.


The Institute  on this note announces its 2015 Annual Essay Competition. This is an opportunity for interested undergraduates in the Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics to bring to fore, their abilities to carry out research on burning issues in both Nigeria and  the global economy.


Please note that the essay must be original, empirical and meet the standards for publication in local and international journals.


All entries should be typed in double line spacing and must not be more than 10 pages of A4 paper or 3000 words. Font type must be Times New Roman with 12 points font size, citation of source must be made, in-text and work cited must appear at the end of the essay.


Plagiarism in all forms is prohibited and will attract outright disqualification of indicted entries.


Topic: Winning the War Against Corruption in Nigeria through the Promotion of our Ethical Values


1st Prize – N125, 000.00 and 2 HRM books

2 Prize – N 100, 000.00 and 2 HRM books

3rd Prize – N75, 000.00 and 2 HRM books

Employment opportunity/prospect for the first prize winner

Free registration as student members of CIPM (for non-members) for all prize winners

All expenses paid trip to Abuja for CIPM 2015 Annual National Conference.


Application Closing Date

Monday, 31st August, 2015.


Method of Participation

Interested persons must be UNDERGRADUATES of Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics and should send their “spiral bound” papers on or before the closing date above with the following documents attached:

Reference letter from the Registrar of their institution

Photocopy of admission letter to their current institution

One recent passport sized photograph

Current mobile telephone number and e-mail address,


Send to the address below:

The Registrar,CIPM

CIPM House,
1 CIPM Avenue,
Central Business District,
Alausa, Ikeja,
Lagos State.

Entries can also be sent in Microsoft word format by e-mail to: and copy: With scanned copies of the above documents (in ‘a’) as an attachment to the entry


Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Past Winners are not eligible to participate.

For further inquiries :

E-mail: Website: Or call: Charity Nwaigbo on 0809 772 7461, Livina Nwagbara on 0812 027 7532

Dazey Ezekwereogu
Content Curator and Editor-in-Chief at Contact Dazey with the following email address dazey[@]


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