Apply For Wiki Loves Earth 2024 In Nigeria (Win Up To N150,000 Cash Prize)

Apply For Wiki Loves Earth 2024 In Nigeria (Win Up To N150,000 Cash Prize)

Wiki Loves Earth is a global photography contest aimed at promoting natural heritage sites through Wikimedia platforms, including Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.

This year marks the fifth participation of Nigeria in the event, which will run from June 1 to July 31, 2024. In previous editions, Nigerian participants uploaded over 1,000 high-quality images.

The competition is open to everyone, whether you want to join as a photographer or an organizational volunteer.

Wiki Loves Earth Prizes

  • 1st Prize: NGN 150,000
  • 2nd Prize: NGN 100,000
  • 3rd Prize: NGN 50,000

Other Categories

  • Best 2 images from each participating fan club and hub will be awarded.
  • The highest number of contributions from each participated fan club and hub will receive prizes.
  • Top 10 contributors (by number of photographs) will get a WLE T-shirt.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Original Work: All entries must be your own work without any visible watermarks or manipulations of the original image.
  • Upload Period: Images must be submitted from June 1 through July 31, 2024.
  • Licensing: All photos must be licensed under CC BY-SA.
  • Contact Information: Participants need an active email address for organizers to reach out if necessary.
  • Captions and Descriptions: Required for each image.
  • Categorization: Adding categories to your pictures is essential for easy searching.
  • No Duplicates: Avoid uploading duplicate images.

Judging Criteria

The jury will evaluate entries for both local and international contests based on:

  • Technical Quality: Factors like clarity, lighting, and perspective, among others.
  • Originality: Unique and innovative shots.
  • Usefulness: Relevance and applicability of the image for Wikipedia.

How To Apply

  1. Sign In: Log in or create a new account on Wikimedia Commons.
  2. Name Your Photos: Give appropriate titles to your images.
  3. Upload: Use the Upload Button at the top of the page or click the provided link to upload images.
  4. Share on Social Media: Use hashtags #WLENG and #WLE2024.
  5. Wait for Results: Be patient as the jury reviews all entries.


  • Submission Deadline: July 31, 2024.

For more details and to apply, CLICK HERE

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