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Nigeria Spelling Bee Competition Registration 2021

The Nigeria Spelling Bee Competition is divided into two distinct categories. The Senior and the Junior. These categories are AGE-BASED and NOT based on whether the student is in Primary, Jnr. or Snr Secondary school.

Senior Category:

  • Senior spellers must STILL BE 16yrs OR BELOW at November 2021 (Please do the necessary calculations).
  • Senior spellers must not have passed SS2 or be writing their UTME, WAEC or Senior NECO in the 2021 Academic Session.
  • The advised minimum age for the Senior category is 13years (this is not a restriction on younger outstanding spellers).

Junior Category:

  • Junior spellers must STILL BE 13yrs OR BELOW as at November 2021 (Please do the necessary calculations).
  • The advised minimum age for the Junior category is 9years (this is not a restriction on younger outstanding spellers).

Nigeria Spelling Bee Eligibility

  • Must attend a Primary or Secondary School in Nigeria.
  • Spellers may register under their schools or privately but must supply their school details.
  • Spellers must not have passed SS2 or be writing their UTME, WAEC or Senior NECO in the 2021 Academic Session.

The organizers of the Nigeria Spelling Bee may disqualify, prior to, during, or after the competition, any speller who is not in compliance with any of the Eligibility Requirements, rules of the competition or have supplied false information.

The deadline for registration is 11th November 2020.

Nigeria Spelling Bee Requirements

  • Spellers are encouraged to register early and download the Study Guide and start practising early.
  • The competition at state and regional levels may run into late afternoons, schools are advised to inform parents and make provision for spellers.
  • Spellers are required to Print the Registration Confirmation page after submitting the e-Registration form.

How to apply for Nigeria Spelling Bee Competition

There are three options you can use to make payment for the competition. Note that payment must be made BEFORE registration.

Schools can make bulk payments for all their spellers (ex: N7,500 for 3spellers, N25,000 for 10spellers, etc). Contact the FAQ for details of discount for more than 10 spellers.

Application link: https://www.nigeriaspellingbee.com/register/

Important Notice:

The security of your teller/teller number is your responsibility. Nigeria Spelling Bee will not accept any liability arising from any loss caused by exposing or sharing your teller number to another person.

BANK CASH DEPOSIT

Make a normal deposit of N2,500 per speller at any Fidelity Bank or FirstBank branch using the details below.

Acc. Name: Bee Spelling Competition Initiative

Fidelity Bank Acc: 5600494791

First Bank Acc.: 2022981198

Keep your teller securely as it would be used to fill the e-Registration form online and presented on the competition day.

ONLINE PAYMENT (SECURED ATM CARD TRANSFER)

You can make payment using an ATM card at the comfort of your home or office for your child/student/sibling using the secured Paystack payment gateway button below.

ATM Payment of N2,500 per speller.

Please print the payment confirmation page/email and present it on the competition day.

Prizes

National Champion

  • ₦1,000,000.00 in Scholarship (Senior)
  • ₦500,000.00 in Scholarship (Junior)
  • An opportunity to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee (available to ALL FINALISTS.)
  • Additional ₦1,000,000.00 (Snr) or ₦500,000.00 (Jnr) Scholarships upon emerging African Champion (available to ALL FINALISTS).
  • Nigeria Spelling Bee Ambassador for life.
  • Trophy and Medal.

1st Runner up

  • ₦500,000.00 in Scholarship (Senior)
  • ₦300,000.00 in Scholarship (Junior)
  • An opportunity to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee (available to ALL FINALISTS.)
  • Additional ₦1,000,000.00 (Snr) or ₦500,000.00 (Jnr) Scholarships upon emerging African Champion (available to ALL FINALISTS)
  • Trophy and Medal

2nd Runner Up

  • ₦300,000.00 in Scholarship (Senior)
  • ₦200,000.00 in Scholarship (Junior)
  • An opportunity to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee (available to ALL FINALISTS.)
  • Additional ₦1,000,000.00 (Snr) or ₦500,000.00 (Jnr) Scholarships upon emerging African Champion (available to ALL FINALISTS)
  • Trophy and Medal

Champion Coaches

  • ₦50,000.00 each for Senior and Junior Champions’ Coaches
  • ₦30,000.00 each for Senior and Junior 1st Runners-up’ Coaches
  • ₦20,000.00 each for Senior and Junior 2nd Runners-up’ Coaches

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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