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NSE Awards Scholarship to UTME Engineering Candidates

Funmi Ogundare

For their outstanding performance in the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) has awarded scholarships to the engineering candidates to enrich the management and practice of the profession in the country.

The NSE last year had instituted a scholarship award of N16 million to encourage candidates who intend to study engineering-related courses in the university. The beneficiaries will enjoy a scholarship of N1,000,000 each for five years after gaining admission into the university of their choice studying Engineering.

The beneficiaries include Miss Agnes

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Lagos awards varsity scholarships to best WASSCE students

The Lagos State Government has awarded University scholarships to two students, Favour Anuoluwapo and Taiwo Muhammed, who emerged as the best students in the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations.

This was as the state government hosted students who also emerged as champions at different national and international science competitions.

In a statement titled, ‘Lagos Awards Scholarship to Best WASSCE Students’, the State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, appreciated the students for their outstanding feats.

She revealed that the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved varsity scholarships for Anuoluwapo and Muhammed who had Eight A’s

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Barton Community College Foundation awards scholarships

The Barton Community College Foundation presents scholarships each year from funds received through its fundraising events, endowments and annual scholarship gifts. For the 2021-22 academic year, the Foundation has selected the following students (listed by hometown) for scholarship offers:

Albert: Breanna Coston, Clara Barton Nursing Scholarship

Assaria: Kadin Berry, Ira & Eunice Farmer Memorial Scholarship

Baldwin City: Olivia Kerr, Genevieve Schulz Memorial Scholarship

Buhler: Samantha Baldwin, Leila Hamilton Scholarship; Sydney Johnson, Mary C. Krause Memorial Scholarship

Burrton: Kira Tinin, Frank & Lelia Smith Scholarship Fund

Bushton: Taylor Musil, Amos Bayer Memorial Scholarship

Claflin: Brooke Farmer, Monica Bell Reser Memorial Scholarship;

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Best WASSCE Students Get Lagos Scholarship Awards

The Lagos State Government has awarded university scholarships to two exceptional students, Favour Anuoluwapo and Taiwo Muhammed for emerging best students with eight A1’s and 7A1’s respectively at the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations.

The state government also gave awards to students who emerged champions at various national and international science competitions.

Addressing the awardees at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Education, Secretariat, Alausa at the weekend, the commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, said the feat of the students in various national and international competitions is an authentication of improved quality of education system in

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Kwara Gov Pledges Scholarship Awards to 16 Students from Rural Communities

By Hammed Shittu in Ilorin

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has expressed the readiness of the state government to provide scholarships to sixteen outstanding students of rural communities that would emerge from the second edition of the Countryside Emerging Leaders Fellowship (CELF) holding in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.

The convener of the Fellowship Programme, Mallam Lawal Olalekan Olohungbebe, who announced this at a press briefing in Ilorin on Monday said the government had committed to providing scholarships to all outstanding participants from across the 16 local government areas of the State.

Olohungbebe, who spoke on behalf of Haashim

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Greensprings awards scholarship to 5 indigent pupils

As part of its corporate social responsibility service to host communities within it areas of operation, the management of Greensprings School has awarded scholarship to five indigent pupils from Lagos State public schools.

The five pupils emerged the best from a list of about 50 children from its host communities (Ikoyi, Shomolu and Awoyaya) that were tested and interviewed.

The pupils are Adebowale Afolashade, Idi-Odo Primary School (Shomolu), admitted into year 5, Nwaoha Chidubem Michael, Adaranijo Primary School (Shomolu), year 7, Munir Aliyah Omooyosi of Real Mercy School, Oko-Oba, year 5, Adewale Deborah Oluwaseun, Community Primary School, Adeba (Ibeju-Lekki), year

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BUA Cement Awards 50 Students Scholarship

Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto

BUA Cement Plc yesterday awarded no fewer than 50 Students of Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara State indigenes scholarship amounting to millions of Naira

The company, also, equipped 50 others persons trained in different skill acquisition programmes with kits to enable them start operation.

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Yusuf Binji disclosed this in Sokoto yesterday, noting that the programmes “are part of the company corporate responsibility.”

Binji, who was represented by the Plant Director, Mr. Aminu Bashar, said the scholarship and skill acquisition programmes were to complement Governor Aminu Tambuwal’s policies on

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Citizen’s Scholarship Foundation awards 31 scholarships

By Cindy Zomar, Education Coordinator

Sofia Turieo and Molly Coye stand with the Marlborough High School panther. Both students received scholarships from Citizen’s Scholarship Foundation.

MARLBOROUGH – Amid the uncertainty and turmoil of the past year, high school seniors still managed to do their best, with many getting set to attend college. Many of those students, in turn, still needed financial assistance to help turn post-secondary education dreams into reality. 

To that end, the Citizen’s Scholarship Foundation (CSF of Marlborough, Inc.) awarded thirty-one scholarships to nineteen local high school graduates. 

The recipients included Amy Shanahan, Gabriel Ingelido, Nathan Crisafulli, Angelina

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BUA Cement Awards Scholarship to 50 Indigenes of Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara

By Onuminya Innocent

BUA Cement Company has awarded scholarship to 50 students, who are indigenes of Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States.

The firm also gave empowerment kits to the 50 persons trained on its skill acquisition programmes.

Speaking at the event in Sokoto Saturday, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Yusuf Haliru Binji, said the gesture is part of the company’s corporate social responsibility.

Represented by the Plant Director, Mr. Aminu Bashar, Binji said the gesture was to complement Governor Aminu Tambuwal administration’s policies on declaration of a state of emergency on education in Sokoto State.

He

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