Uyo Model Search


Uyo Model Search is a transformative platform that celebrates the essence of youth, talent, and Advocacy in Nigeria. This alluring event brings together aspiring models, fashion enthusiasts, media, and industry professionals in a showcase that highlights the extraordinary charm and charisma of Nigeria’s cultural tapestry in Uyo – Akwa Ibom State.

Beyond igniting  lights and cameras to discover new model talents, Uyo Model Search is also designed as a vehicle for GBV advocacy; focused uniquely on kicking Rape and sounding the alarm; “Women Are Not Drums, Don’t Play Upon Them.”


Uyo Model Search is more than just a competition; it is a journey of self-discovery and growth. We provide a platform where fashion meets creativity, poise meets elegance, and dreams meet reality. Through a series of captivating events and challenges, participants are guided by experienced mentors, industry professionals, and luminaries who are passionate about nurturing emerging talents and unlocking their potential.

Uyo Model Search is open to unsigned model hopefuls from Nigeria. Contestants are required to be female between the ages of 16 and 22 years as of December 31, 2024, meet a minimum height requirement of 1.76 meters or 176 Centimeters (5.9 feet), with a maximum hip measurement of 97cm, and should not have an existing modeling contract.  The deadline for application is November 20, 2023.

Uyo Model Search will be held in the city of Uyo, the capital city of Akwa Ibom State – Nigeria.

The winner of the final fashion spectacular will receive a Cash Prize and a modeling contract with an International Model Agency. The top 5 (five) contestants will be offered contracts with a guaranteed remuneration.