The World Intellectual Property Organization, Nigeria office, invites all registered undergraduate and postgraduate students from recognized tertiary institutions across Nigeria to participate in the 2023 National IP Essay Competition on the topic, “Gender inclusivity as a strategy to drive innovation and creativity in Nigeria”.
Participants are to address the current challenges faced by female artists, creatives, inventors, and entrepreneurs in using the IP system, ways to encourage more women to use the IP system, the benefits of gender parity in the IP system, and policy recommendations to support gender inclusivity.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2023
Type: Undergraduate and postgraduate
Value of Award: The WIPO benefits to winners includes,
- Scholarship spots on WIPO’s Advanced International Certificate Course on IP Management
- WIPO Summer School in South Africa and Nigeria
- WIPO Certificates of Achievement, scholarships to undertake any of the WIPO Distance Learning courses, and scholarship spots on the Africa Regional edition of the Young Innovation Leaders Fellowship.
Additionally, the top three essays will be submitted to WIPO for possible publication in the WIPO Magazine.
To apply for this competition, visit https://myschoolscholarships.org/wipo-national-ip-essay-competition-for-nigerian-students/26361/