Ugo Ndem-Chijioke and Oghenebrorhie Emuophedaro are two straight As’ students from humble backgrounds in Nigeria who became winners of the University of Toronto MasterCard scholarship in 2015 and 2016 respectively. ‘Brorhie as he prefers to be called and Ugo, both undergraduate students of Chemical Engineering, share their hurdles and experiences of winning a scholarship in this fun interview with After School Africa.
Adebayo Afuape is a Food Science and Technology graduate from a humble village in Ibadan, Nigeria. He would have gone the usual way of thinking he had no chance at foreign education and simply settled for a job in his hometown all the while dreaming of what he could become with a little more exposure.
Junior Cimwang Yav would not have thought himself a winner of a prestigious scholarship this time last year. A native of the Democratic Republic of Congo and dedicated ASA scholarship follower shares his experience on winning a Masters scholarship to Germany in this interview.
Please tell us how you learnt about this scholarship
I got an email from AfterschoolAfrica last year August just the way I got it today.
Meet Ayodamola Otun, the Nigerian student who won IUPUI’s (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA) Most Outstanding Student for 2016. Ayo, as he likes to be called, major in Biology. He has received many scholarships and academic awards.
Here are a few:
- IUPUI University College Chancellor Scholar | 2015
- Norman Brown Diversity and Leadership Scholar | March 2015
- Olaniyan Diversity Research Scholar | May 2015
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In this exclusive interview on After School Africa, Daniel Waya Ddiba shares his experience on getting a scholarship and studying in Sweden as an African International student.
Daniel, from Uganda, Africa is a recipient of the Swedish institute scholarship. He is studying for Masters in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable infrastructure at KTH Royal Institute of technology Stockholm,
After applying to 7 schools abroad, he was offered 4 university admissions and 3 scholarships in the United States. He is currently studying for bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at Arizona State University on MasterCard Foundation Scholarship which covers his tuition fees, living expenses, laptop computer, air tickets and more.
Today, Moses shares the success secrets of applying and winning a scholarship.
In this exclusive interview on After School Africa, Michael Olafusi shares the inspiring story of how his curiosity to learn on impulse lead him to develop exceptional skill in Microsoft Excel, accidentally caught the entrepreneurship bug, and quit his job to start his own Consulting firm purely based on his Excel skill.
Michael Olafusi is the founder and lead consultant for UrBizEdge,
An excellent first class undergraduate degree and a passion for Chemistry brought Nigerian Oluwaseun Mesele’s application for Cardiff University’s Commonwealth Shared Scholarship to the attention of the deciding scholarship committee. Rising above nearly 60 other applicants, Mesele is enjoying this highly prestigious award, enabling him to study his chosen programme, MSc Physical Organic Chemistry.
Mesele shares his scholarship and study abroad experience with potential scholarship winners on afterschoolafrica.com.
The YouWIN Nigeria program was transparent. Because for someone like me to be among the winners, then I would say it’s really transparent. Because I don’t know anyone who would have helped me.
The FG of Nigeria introduced the Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria –YouWIN programme in 2011 www.