Scholarship, Awards for Excellence await pupils in Lagos State
Lagos State Academic Competition and Award of Excellent Academic Performance is now open for upper primary, basic four to six with a view to providing a competitive head-start which would culminate into identifying, celebrating and rewarding industry and merit among schools and pupils in the state. Managing Director, RB Educational Books limited, Rotimi Babalola said…
Blind UNILAG student gets scholarship
The Onome Akinlolu Majaro (OAM) Foundation, a group championing the plights of persons with albinism, has given a four-year scholarship to a blind albino, 29-year-old Victor Kalu, a native of Bende in Abia State and 100-level student of History & Strategic Studies at the University of Lagos (UNILAG). According to Kalu: “I was not born…
Fayose okays N253.6m bursary, scholarship for students
Governor Ayodele Fayose has approved N253.6 million for 2017/2018 bursary and scholarship awards to qualified students in Ekiti State. Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Jide Egunjobi, who made this known in a statement issued in Ado Ekiti yesterday, explained that 15 physically challenged students will get N60,000 as scholarship, 198 pursuing Masters degree…
Australia offers scholarship to 340 Nigerian students
The Australian government has awarded scholarships to 340 Nigerian students to undertake higher degree studies in Australia at Masters level. The Australian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Lehmann, who disclosed in an interview with The Guardian in Abuja, said some of the awardees would also be able to undertake short-term, targeted professional training courses in a…
‘Scholarship fund starvation claim, a ploy to vacate court order’
Rights activist, Chief Rita Lori-Ogbebor, has debunked a publication by a group which claimed that scholarship beneficiaries of Itsekiri extraction were facing untold hardship on the strength of the freezing of the N2.1 billion belonging to the Itsekiri Regional Development Council (IRDC), saying it was a ploy to hurriedly vacate a court injunction. …
Sokoto releases N900 million for scholarship payments
Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has approved N900 million for the payment of tuition fees and upkeep allowances to students of the state studying in tertiary institutions for the 2015, 2016 and 2017 sessions.
Nigerians have received over $2m U.S. scholarships, says consul general
Over $2m has been spent by the United States’ (US) government as scholarships for Nigeria students in the ongoing year through its Education Opportunity Fund, US Consul General, F. John Bray has said.
Four get N3m scholarship at Mind Builders School
The management of Mind Builders School, Lagos State, has awarded scholarship worth N3m to four of its new students to cover part of their tuition fees for their six-year secondary education.
Blind student, 59 others win Abia ex-governor’s scholarship prize
A blind second year student of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Mr. Ifeanyi Frank Moama was among the 60 second batch beneficiaries of Senator Theodore Orji’s annual tertiary education...