i. Nominations shall be made strictly on the prescribed Nomination/Application format. Sponsors should provide brief information on themselves. Nomination/Application format may either be collected at the NNMA Secretariat or downloaded from the NNMA website,www.nnma.gov.ng. The format as advertised is also valid.
ii. Only one nomination/ application may be submitted according to the prescribed format
iii. In private consultation with the nominee, nomination/application shall be accompanied by:
a. The curriculum vitae of candidate (s)
b. A statement, preferably by the candidate, of between 250-500 words, specifying/defining and clearly illustrating in concrete terms, NOT generalities, what the candidate considers his/her unique and meritorious contribution to knowledge in his/her
c. A list of not more than ten publications cited in the candidate's curriculum vitae, which he/she considers to buttress his/her claim to uniqueness and merit.
d. 3 portrait photographs of the candidate.
iv. All nominations and supporting documents must reach the Secretary of the Nigerian National Merit Award on or before the stipulated deadline. Any nomination or application including the specified requirements arriving later than this deadline will not be considered.
v. All supporting documents, including the nomination form should be sent in three (3) copies.
vi. Candidates with incomplete documents will not be considered.
vii. Neither the Governing Board nor any of its Specialized Committee of Assessors will entertain or enter into any correspondence with candidates or their sponsors regarding the processing or fate of any Nomination/Application.
viii. The Nomination/Application and supporting documents shall be addressed, sealed and delivered to:
Nigerian National Merit Award,
Merit House, No.22, Aguiyi Ironsi Street,
3rd Floor, Maitama, Abuja.
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