Monye, Akinpelu, others get Henley Business School, AAAN $28, 000 scholarship award
The Henley Business School, in partnership with the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN), has awarded full and partial Post Graduate Diploma scholarships to five graduates of the AAAN AdCademy masterclass programme. This was announced at a virtual press conference held on Friday.
The two recipients of the full scholarship, Nkemdilim Monye, Account Planner, Imaginarium Marketing Communications and Sheriff Akinpelu, founder of Strategy, Trybe, are poised to access postgraduate education at the Henley Business School valued at $7000 each while Joy Akemo Daniel of Agile Communications Ltd, Nabila Abdulmajeed of Imaginarium Marketing Communications and Abiona Elizabeth of Care by Zest will receive a 50 per cent scholarship.
While expressing his gratitude, President of AAAN, Steve Babaeko, stated that the scholarship is a result of a strong connection between the association and the School and hoped that the scholarship would further deepen their partnership.
“This scholarship is a deepening of the relationship we started cultivating with the Henley Business School last year and we do not take the partnership for granted. I want to thank the Henley team for the scholarship,” he said.
Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean and Director of Henley Business School, Africa, stated that the institution, set to celebrate its 30th anniversary, has become an African business school of international standard.
He noted that the collaboration would build confident people who can match the standard anywhere in the world.
Akinpelu, on behalf of other recipients, thanked the AAAN for the AdCademy initiative as well as the school for opportunity to learn at a prestigious institution.
I want to thank Henley Business School for the opportunity and also the decision to raise the partial scholarships to 50 per cent. The scholarships will go a long way for all of us,” he said.