February 25, 2024
Beauty with brain: Meet Nigerian Islamiyat Ojelade Who Gets 7 Fully Funded PhD Scholarships

Beauty with brain: Meet Nigerian Islamiyat Ojelade Who Gets 7 Fully Funded PhD Scholarships

Beauty with brain: Meet Nigerian Islamiyat Ojelade Who Gets 7 Fully Funded PhD Scholarships

  • A graduate of Science Laboratory Technology from the Federal Polytechnic in Ilaro, Ogun state, Islamiyat Ojelade has won seven fully financed scholarships in the United States.
  • Amazingly, the scholarships will allow her to pursue a PhD in chemistry, an accomplishment that is uncommon for HND holders who have not completed a master’s program.
  • She reportedly accepted one of the offers and is getting ready to begin her studies at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, according to a post she published on LinkedIn.

In order to receive seven fully paid scholarships in the United States, a Nigerian woman by the name of Islamiyat Ojelade overcame all obstacles. Islamiyat has an HND and attended the Federal Polytechnic in Ilaro to study Science Laboratory Technology.

She wrote

A remarkable accomplishment for HND holders

Given the HND/Degree duality in Nigeria, one would typically assume that Islamiyat would need to complete a master’s or pre-masters programme before moving up the academic ladder.

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The fact that the scholarships are for PhDs only, nevertheless, is astounding. Her tale was shared on LinkedIn, where it quickly gained a lot of attention.

Florida State University, University of Massachusetts Armherst, University of Kansas, University of Kentucky, University of North Texas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Marquette University are among the institutions she was accepted to.

Beauty with brain: Meet Nigerian Islamiyat Ojelade Who Gets 7 Fully Funded PhD Scholarships

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