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MTN mPulse Spelling Bee for Primary & Secondary Schools 2023

MTN Nigeria invites all primary & secondary school students between the ages of 9 and 15 to participate in the MTN mPulse Spelling Bee competition. Over 18 million naira cash prizes is to be won.

This competition which aims to help students in Nigeria, improve their English spelling and vocabulary, promises to be an exciting one with lots of exciting prizes to be won.

There are 3 stages of the competition. The first stage will be done on the mPulse website and is open to all students resident in Nigeria who are between 9 and 15 years. The top 1,000 from the first round will be invited for the second round of the competition which will also be done on the mPulse website. The 3rd stage and grand finale will be done online via live video conferencing.

Read: List of secondary school competition in Nigeria

MTN Spelling Bee Rules

  • Spelling Bee portal opens for practice tests at 3pm on 1st September 2023.
  • Round 1 Competition starts on Monday 4th September 2023
  • Competition is open to only boys and girls in primary and secondary schools in Nigeria who are between 9 and 15 years old.
  • Participants must be resident in Nigeria.
  • Participant’s phone number used for registration must be on mPulse tariff plan. Dial *344*1# to migrate your phone number to the mPulse tariff plan.
  • Participants must have successfully updated their profile on the mPulse website
  • Participants must have successfully linked with their parent(s) on the mPulse website
  • Practice test can be done multiple times but each Quiz round can be taken ONLY ONCE.
  • Make sure you are using 3G or 4G LTE network for best performance
  • If you have any question, refer to our All You Need to Know page to get your questions answered.


For the Students

  • First Prize: Winner’s trophy, N2.5 million scholarship grant, a laptop, a smartphone, and an mPulse goody bag.
  • Second Prize: N1.5 million scholarship grant, a smartphone, and an mPulse goody bag.
  • Third Prize: N1 million scholarship grant, a smartphone, and an mPulse goody bag.
  • Fourth to Tenth Place: N200,000 scholarship grant and an mPulse goody bag.
  • Eleventh to Twentieth Place: N100,000 scholarship grant and an mPulse goody bag.

For the Teachers

  • Cash prizes ranging from N50,000 to N350,000.

For the Schools

  • The winning school will receive 10 MTN Hynetflex Modems and 10 laptops.

How to Apply

To apply for mtn spelling bee, follow the steps below:

  • Existing Account and New account: If you already possess an mPulse account or a new user, simply log in here.
  • Participation: Click on ‘Play monthly’ to begin the competition.
  • Practice: Frequent practice tests are available for participants.
  • Migration: To finalize your entry, migrate to mPulse and click on ‘take quiz’.

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