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Call for Applications: Yasmin El-Rufai Foundation ( YELF )

by Joy Ajuluchukwu

The Yasmin El-Rufai Foundation (YELF) are calling for applications for the Professor Andrew Nok Poetry Prize and Hamza El-Rufai Short Story Prize awards.

ELIGIBILITY

1. Entrants must be between 12-18 Years old.
2. Entrants have to be students or residents within Kaduna State.
3. All entries must be in English.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

To apply, send a Name, Address, School, Age and Hobbies, an unpublished short story or three preferred poems. The maximum of 3000 words.
Two copies of the entries should be submitted, one with applicant’s name on it and the other without a name to info@yasminfoundation.org
Or submit a printed copy to your school for onward submission to Creativity Court, Yasmin El-Rufai Foundation, No. 21 Malam Isa Hassan Road, Ungwan Dosa, Kaduna State. 

DEADLINE

Closing date for application is May 31st, 2019.

PRIZES

NOK POETRY PRIZE

1ST PRIZE: #50,000
2ND PRIZE: #30,000
3RD PRIZE: #20,000

HAMZA EL-RUFAI SHORT STORY PRIZE 

1ST PRIZE: #50,000
2ND PRIZE: #30,000
3RD PRIZE: #20,000

The award is hosted by Yasmin El-Rufai Foundation ( YELF ), a non-political, non-profit and a non-governmental organisation. It was established in 2013 by Mrs Hadiza Isma El-Rufai in memory of her daughter, Yasmin El-Rufai who had a great passion for literature, creativity and knowledge.

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