Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition for Nigerians

National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition (NASSMAC)

Course(s) Offered: Mathematics
Course Level: Secondary schools
Provider: Promasidor
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
The Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition is organized and sponsored by Promasidor, the manufacturers of the popular milk brand, Cowbell.

The competition is targeted at secondary school students.

The Nigeria version of the Cowbell Mathematics Competition is approved by the Federal Ministry of Education of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Entry into this national competition is completely FREE.

Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition

The competition is open to students aged 10-18 years attending private and public secondary schools full-time in Nigeria.

Entry into this competition is FREE.

Only the best 6 (SIX) students - 3 from JSS3 and 3 from SSS2 (irrespective of sex, religion, or state of origin) from each school are eligible to sit for this examination.

Eligible groups
Secondary school students of Nigerian origin - 6 from each secondary school in Nigeria

Participating Institutions
All approved private and public secondary schools in Nigeria

Fields of study
Field of sciences- Mathematics

Number of awards
Prizes for winning schools:
  • 1st prize - 5 Desktop computers and printers
  • 2nd prize - 3 Desktop computers and printers
  • 3rd prize - 1 Desktop computer and printer
See below for the STAR prize, Special RAFFLE draw, NATIONAL prizes, STATE prizes and several OTHER prizes.

Sponsorship duration
This is a one-off prizes awards (see 'Number of awards' above and 'Scholarship benefits' below)

Scholarship benefits
Aside the prizes for the winning schools (please see above), there will also be a Star Prize, a Special raffle draw, National Prizes, State Prizes and several other prizes.

STAR Prize: The National Champions and their Mathematics Teachers in both Junior and Senior categories will be sponsored to an all expense paid vacation.

SPECIAL Raffle draw: All students are required to bring two (2) empty 400g sachets of Cowbell milk to the first stage examination centers to participate in the raffle draw to the following branded prizes: Rechargeable lamps, Golf bags, Portable audio players, Wall clocks, Wrist watches, Scientific calculators and School bags.

NATIONAL prizes:
Junior CategorySenior Category
N250,0001st PrizeN300,000
N200,0002nd PrizeN250,000
N150,0003rd PrizeN200,000
The top 10 students in the senior category will also receive laptops

STATE prizes:
Junior CategorySenior Category
N25,0001st PrizeN25,000
N20,0002nd PrizeN20,000
N15,0003rd PrizeN15,000

OTHER Prizes: There will also be many other consolation, cash, trophy, etc awards. Please visit the official site (link found below) for a complete list of awards under this prize category.

Method of Application
Each School Head should collect 6 (SIX) registration forms, which must be correctly filled, stamped and signed by the School Principal and presented by the Students to the officials at the examination centers on the examination day.

School Principals may also download the registration forms online at the official website (link to it is below).

It is important to download and carefully read through the NASSMAC Examination Guidelines and NASSMAC Examination Centers; and also to visit the official website (link to it is below) for detailed information on this award, including how to apply. You may also download the Mathematics Competition Poster AND Entry Form.

The Examination Date for the Nigeria Version of the Mathematics competition for 2014 comes up on Saturday, 15th March, 2014 at 10:00am prompt at different exam centers nationwide.

Accreditation of candidates starts at 8:00am.

Please refer to the list of examination centers to confirm the location of the center nearest to you.

Candidates are advised to check their results online at the official website (link to it is below) as from Wednesday, 21st May 2014.

Promasidor is a multi-local food manufacturer that has its roots firmly established in Africa. It produces, distributes and markets quality range of products in more than 25 countries across the continent, bringing joy to millions of consumers.

For more information, please call: 01-7409557, 01-9504789; AND / OR
Blessing on 08053013526, Niyi on 08023007833, OR Omonigho on 08035679595.

Competition Examination Date: 15 March 2014
Open to International students: No (ONLY Nigerians)

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