Nigerian Young Water Professionals (NYWP) is the Nigeria Country Chapter
of the International Water Association-Young Water Professionals. It is
a network committed to building capacity among emerging water
professionals so as to make them relevant in the local and international
The Nigerian Young Water Professionals programme offers
practical and effective ways for those interested in a water sector
career to follow their interests and gain experience.
Our programme presents opportunities for career development at workshops, technical events, and online initiatives. These activities help you to develop your skills and expand your network of colleagues and associates. We provide opportunities for young professionals to network in social and professional environments. Participants can present their work in a peer to peer learning environment at conferences and forums and can take advantage of a suit of initiatives that support the development of the future workforce in the water sector.
Nigerian Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition (NSJWPC)
SJWP is open for projects striving to improve water quality, water resources management, water protection, water and wastewater treatment as well as water education and social related aspects of water. The projects may focus on local, regional, national or global topics. The contestants can compete with a practical project in the field of technology, natural and social science using innovative development methods and approaches to solve water problems. All projects must use a research-oriented approach, including scientifically accepted methodologies for investigation, experimentation, monitoring and reporting the results. Contestants in theoretical and applied science as well as projects aiming at solving community water problems are all welcome.The international Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition brings together the world's brightest young scientists to encourage their continued interest in water and the environment. Each year, thousands of Secondary School Students within the ages of 15 and 20 years from over 30 countries join national competitions for the chance to represent their nation at the international final held during the World Water Week in Stockholm. During their time in Stockholm, winners of the national competitions receive an opportunity to meet and learn from the present leaders of the global water community and make life-long friendships with international compatriots who share a passion for water and science. See Stockholm Junior Water Prize. Click here to apply for competition.
greetings to our YWP network,
As the steering community chairman of the Nigerian Young Water Professionals (NYWP), I welcome you to our official website.
The NYWP is a network committed to building capacity among emerging water
professionals, stimulate and encourage the continued interest of
young Nigerians in water and the environment, and encourage water
wise policies and practices in Nigeria.....
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Stockholm Junior Water Prize gathers imaginative young minds from all over the world, encouraging their continued interest in water and sustainability issues. More
Advantages for sponsors and partners: Appreciation dinner with the Swedish Ambassador to Nigeria, Right to use the Stockholm Junior Water Prize logotype in marketing and public relations. More
Stockholm Junior Water Prize gathers imaginative young minds from all over the world, encouraging their continued interest in water and sustainability issues. Each year, thousands of participants in over 35 countries all around the globe join national competitions in
hopes of earning the chance to represent their nation at the international final.
The prize consists of two parts: the national competition and the international final. All participating countries arrange their own national competition. The national winner
proceeds to the international final in Stockholm that takes place during World Water Week.
The national and international competitions are open to young people between the ages of 15 and 20 who have conducted water-related projects of proven environmental, scientific, social or technological significance. The projects range from local to global topics.
During the national final at the Nigerian Young Water Professionals Conference, the finalists actively join the national conference through a variety of arranged activities. This includes meeting with researchers, politicians and media: interviews with the national jury, and of course the prize ceremony and Award dinner.
During the international final at World Water Week, the finalists actively join the global conference through a variety of arranged activities. This includes meeting with researchers, politicians and media. They take part in daily social, educational, and cultural
events: interviews with the international jury, a tour of Stockholm, and of course, the prize ceremony and award dinner.
1st Prize- #300,000 cash plus free Flight Ticket to Stockholm-Sweden, Accommodation and feeding.
2nd Prize - #200,000 cash
3rd Prize- #100,000 cash
Consolation Prize- #50,000 each to the 7 runner ups.
The winner of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize receives a USD 15,000 award, a crystal prize sculpture, a diploma, as well as the stay in Stockholm. The winner�s school receives USD5,000. The international jury may choose to award different projects with Diplomas of Excellence,in which case the recipient receive USD 1,000. The prize sums are provided by the Stockholm Water Foundation. All finalists will receive diplomas and recognition on stage.
- 14th February to 31st March 2018- Call for Water Project Submission
- 9th April 2018 - Announcement of ten selected proposals
- 13th -24th April 2018 - Project Execution by Contestants
- 25th April -12th May 2018 - Submission of Project Report by Contestants
- Assessment of Projects and Interview by Jury- 31st May-2nd June 2018.
- Award Ceremony- Saturday 2nd June 2018.
Advantages for sponsors and partners
1. Right to use the Stockholm Junior Water Prize logotype in marketing and public relations
2. Exposure in text and/or with logotype:
- In the international final catalogue for the Stockholm Junior Water Prize and the national catalogue presenting the national finalists
- On the international final poster In press releases and articles that will cover the national competition
- On other similar national occasions when the Stockholm Junior Water Prize is mentioned
- On the national organizers website and on the SIWI website: www.siwi.org/prizes/stockholmjuniorwaterprize/national-organisers
3. Appreciation dinner with the Swedish Ambassador to Nigeria
-Award for Finalists: #995,000.
-Hotel accommodation for finalists: #600,000
-Hosting of Nigerian Young Water Professional 2018 Conference - #2,392,000
-Technical Equipment such as computers and cell phones
-Publicity and Printing Services: # 2,050,000
-Flight ticket and Accommodation in Stockholm Sweden for National Winner(s) and accompanying person: #2,900,000.
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