Apply to Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc Tertiary Institutions Essay Competition 2021

Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc is a General Business and Special Risk Insurance underwriting firm fully capitalised in the line statutory requirements of the industry regulatory body- the National Insurance Commission.

Applications are invited for:

Title: 2021 Tertiary Institutions Essay Competition (Topic: Insecurity in Nation: Threat and opportunities for Insurers)

Location: Nigeria


  • Consolidated Hallmark Insurance, in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility policy of encouraging, research, especially in the study of insurance at tertiary level, hereby invites entries for the 2020 Edition of the company’s Annual Essay Competition.


  • Students from 300L / HND1 and above, of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria studying Insurance or Actuarial Science.
  • Length of Essay: About 1000 words.

Assessment Process
The assessment shall be in two levels:

  • First level shall be the students’ departmental assessment panel to be constituted by the HODs which shall forward the best three entries to the company.
  • Second level of assessment shall be by an independent panel of distinguished insurance practitioners to be constituted by the company, who shall grade the best entries received from the various Institutions.
  • Criteria
    • Essay must be original works of the student, with clearly acknowledged references.
    • Must be type-written in double line spacing.
    • The students would be judged on content, organization and mechanical accuracy.
    • The decision of the judges is final.


    • 1st Prize: N250,000
    • 2nd Prize: N150,000
    • 3rd Prize: 100,000

    Award Ceremony

    • The Top Three Finalists shall be announced at an Awards Ceremony to be graced by Parents/Guardians of winners and a representative of their institutions.
    • The event will be publicised in the print media.

    Application Closing Date
    19th July, 2021.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Essay to the “Head of Insurance Department” of the student. The respective HODs or their representative shall forward the best three entries from their Institutions in PDF format, with contact details of the students  (including phone numbers) to:

    Hard copies should be posted to:
    The Chairman Awards Committee,
    Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc,
    266 Ikorodu Road,
    Obanikoro – Lagos State

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