Important Notice


Please note that the following criteria must be used in selecting the best Design/Research Project from your institution for the 2021 Annual NSChE Professional Awards Competition.

Design/Research Project must:

  1. Address and or proffer solutions to local problems.
  2. Demonstrate clear application of Chemical Engineering principles
  3. Demonstrate the Commercial Competitiveness of the intended products

Annual Research Contest for Final Year (HND) Chemical Engineering Students In Nigerian Polytechnics


Heads of Chemical Engineering Departments in the nation’s Polytechnics are invited to put in place machinery to present the best student research project of their most recent graduating (HND) class that meets the above criteria  for assessment.

The Research Project Report Entries must be accompanied by a separate Summary Report formatted as follows:

  1. Introduction
  2. Objective
  3. Justification
  4. Methodology
  5. Result
  6. Discussions (stating clearly major achievements)
  7. Bibliography

Note: The summary is expected to be between 3 and 10 type-written pages (single spaced on A4 paper).
The prizes are N100,000.00 and a plaque for the best entry; N75,000.00 and a plaque for second best; and N50,000.00 (and a plaque) for the third best entry.

Checklist for entry:
  • Three (3) hard copies of the Project Report
  • Three (3) hard copies of Project Summary
  • A soft copy of the Report Summary and Complete Report (on CD or Flash drive)

Annual Design Contest for Final Year Chemical Engineering Students in Nigerian Universities

Heads of Chemical Engineering Departments in the nation’s Universities are invited to put in place machinery to present the best student design project of their most recent graduating class  that meets the above criteria  for assessment. for assessment. The Design Project Report Entries should be accompanied by a separate summary report formatted as follows:

  1. Introduction
  2. Relevance to Local needs
  3. Process Design/Selection
  4. Materials and Energy balance
  5. Equipment Design/Sizing
  6. Piping/Instrumentation
  7. Mechanical Design
  8. Plant location
  9. Plant/Site Layout
  10. Economic Analysis
  11. Safety
  12. Recommendations

Note: The summary is expected to be between 3 and 10 type-written pages (single spaced on A4 paper). The prizes are N100,000.00 and a plaque for the best entry; N75,000.00 and a plaque for second best; and N50,000.00 (and a plaque) for the third best entry.

Checklist for entry:
  • Three (3) hard copies of the Project Report
  • Three (3) hard copies of Project Summary
  • A soft copy of the Report Summary and Complete Report (on CD or Flash drive)

NOTE: The final assessment for all the Awards would be done by a team selected from Academia and industry. The Prizes will be given at the upcoming 51st  Annual Conference/Golden Jubilee of NSChE taking place at Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos from 10th to 13th November, 2021.

For more information on NSChE Awards and submission format, please contact the NSChE Headquarters (nsche_headquarters@yahoo.com, admin@nsche.org.ng, 09035764128) at Infinite Grace House, Plot 4 Oyetubo Street, Off Awolowo Way, lkeja, Lagos or contact Engr. Abba Bukar ( abba3bukar@yahoo.com)

**Deadline for all submissions for NSChE Awards for 2021 is August 27, 2021 by 12 noon.