The Beautiful Ones Are Born
...Celebrating the journey of Kings and Queens
School login Apply now
The Beautiful Ones Are Born - Official Website
The beautiful ones are born
Qualified Schools

Olympiad Stage



1

Deeper Life High School, Kaduna.


DLHSK_BOAB585
82.67%
2

FUTA staff secondary School


FSSS_BOAB308
79.67%
3

Taidob College


TC_BOAB881
78%
4

SASA COMMUNITY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, SASA


SCSHSS_BOAB838
77.67%
5

Brainfield Schools Salolo


BSS_BOAB852
74.3%
6

SKY TOP COLLEGE


STC_BOAB689
72%
7

Ijaiye Ojokoro Senior High School


IOSHS_BOAB742
70%
8

Treasure Scientia School


TSS_BOAB823
70%
9

AQUINAS COLLEGE AKURE


ACA_BOAB149
70%
10

Abibatu Mogaji Millennium Senior Secondary School, Agege.


AMMSSSA_BOAB509
70%
11

AGIDINGBI SENIOR GRAMMAR SHOOL


ASGS_BOAB317
69.33%
12

FAITH ACADEMY DAY SECONDARY SCHOOL


FADSS_BOAB754
68%
13

First Citizens College


FCC_BOAB558
67.33%
14

DEEPER LIFE HIGH SCHOOL, KADO ESTATE, ABUJA


DLHSKEA_BOAB429
66.67%
15

City of knowledge Academy


COKA_BOAB491
66.33%
16

Ijaiye Housing Estate Senior Grammar School


IHESGS_BOAB926
65.67%
17

BABCOCK UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL


BUHS_BOAB386
62.67%
18

WESLEY COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, ELEKURO, IBADAN


WCSOS_BOAB961
62.33%
19

CANTERBURY INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL


CIHS_BOAB529
62%
20

THE VALE COLLEGE


TVC_BOAB224
61.33%
21

LAGOOZ SCHOOLS


LS_BOAB886
60.67%
22

Deeper Life High School, Aba


DLHSA_BOAB802
60.67%
23

DE-YOUNG COMPREHENSIVE COLLEGE


DCC_BOAB558
59.67%
24

CHAPEL SECONDARY SCHOOL


CSS_BOAB869
57.33%
25

THE EMBODIMENT OF LOVE ACADEMY, EBE.


TEOLAE_BOAB524
57%
26

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COLLEGE WARRI


FGCW_BOAB112
56%
27

DEEPER LIFE HIGH SCHOOL, Uyo


DLHSU_BOAB819
54.67%
28

HERITAGE GLOBAL ACADEMY


HGA_BOAB363
54.33%
29

MAYFLOWER SCHOOL (SENIOR)


MS_BOAB595
54.33%
30

Dairy farm senior secondary schools


DFSSS_BOAB907
53.67%
Load More
the overview

The Beautiful Ones are born

At Platform Capital and Diatom Impact, we truly believe the Beautiful Ones Are Born! Investing in our children means investing in our future. We are committed to building African leaders of tomorrow.

The Beautiful Ones are Born (BOAB) Competition is an annual event launching in May and closing in September. Shortlisted schools are invited to the Grand Finale event in October which will take place over 3 days.

The competition is a once in a lifetime experience for schools represented by their students to compete in STEM (Physics, Chemistry, Biology & Mathematics), Debate and a Spelling Bee competition. Students will develop critical problem-solving skills, learn to think more creatively and get a chance to test their knowledge in new, real-world situations. Winning the BOAB competition unlocks the opportunity for schools to win N10,000,000 and outstanding students to win an education scholarship till university level.

How to apply
Eligibility

Who can apply

Nigerian Public Secondary Schools

All secondary schools in Nigeria that are run and supported by public / government funds

Nigerian Private Secondary Schools

All secondary schools in Nigeria that are not financially supported by the government.

How to apply

Application Process

Step
01

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to register your school

Fill the application form and ensure required information for mandatory fields are provided. An email will be sent to the school and primary contact email addresses upon submission.

Step
02

Verify School Account

Approved schools will be notified and provided with a link. Use the link to verify your school's account and log in to your dashboard.

Step
03

Add School Candidates

Schools must provide the information of 6 candidates, 2 per category, to complete their registration. If your school is mixed, at least 3 of your candidates must be female, or you won’t be able to complete the registration.



Apply Now


Prizes to be won

1 st
place

10 million naira

The winning school goes home with a grand prize of Ten Million Naira.

2nd
place

5 million naira

The first runner up (school) goes home with the sum of Five Million Naira.

3rd
place

2.5 million naira

The second runner up (school) goes home with the sum of Two Million Five Hundred Thousand Naira.

Outstanding students get university scholarship
prize_imge
prize_imge
prize_imge

Key Dates and Deadlines


  • Pre-Qualification Stage
  • Olympiad
  • Championship
  • Grand Finale
  • 01 July, 2021open

    Pre-qualification Stage



    • Approved schools are required to present their candidates for a Computer Based Test Assessment in STEM (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics) and English
    • The top 10 schools that score the highest from each geo-political zone will advance to the next stage, also known as Olympiad.
    • Qualified schools will receive notifications via email and on their dashboards with details on the next phase of the competition.

    Get started
  • 05 August, 2021coming soon

    Olympiad Stage

    At this stage, participants will be tested in STEM fields, English, and Debate.



    The Breakdown

    • Qualified schools are to present their candidates for a Computer Based Test Assessment in STEM (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics), and English.
    • A topic will be provided to speak for or against, and schools are expected to upload a 5 mins debate video to participate.
    • The top 5 schools that score the highest from each geo-political zone will advance to the next stage, also known as Championship.
    • Qualified schools will receive notifications via email and on their dashboards with details on the next phase of the competition.
  • 02 September, 2021coming soon

    Championship Stage

    At this stage, participants will be tested in STEM fields, English, and Debate



    The Breakdown

    • Qualified schools are to present their candidates for a Computer Based Test Assessment in STEM (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics), and English.
    • A topic will be provided to speak for or against, and schools are expected to upload a 5 mins debate video to participate.
    • The school that scores the highest from each geo-political zone will advance to the next stage, also known as Grand Finale.
    • Qualified schools will receive notifications via email and on their dashboards with details on the next phase of the competition.
  • 29 September, 2021 - 01 October 2021coming soon

    GRAND FINALE

    The Grand Finale is a 3-day event from Wednesday 29th September to Friday, October 1st, 2021. Qualified candidates will be camped and provided for at The University of Lagos.



    The Breakdown

    • Participants will be tested in STEM fields, Debate, and a Spelling Bee Competition.
    • A schedule of events will be provided to qualified schools.
    • The Winning school gets a cash prize of 10 million naira.
    • The first runner up (school) gets a cash prize of 5 million naira.
    • The second runner up (school) gets a cash prize of 2.5 million naira.
    • The best group(s) in each category (STEM, Debate and Spelling Bee) will also be recognised and awarded.


Our partners