A non-governmental organisation, i-Scholar initiative, has said it would assist young Nigerians with the payment of standardised test fees for international post-graduate programmes.
According to them, this would be achieved through a scholarship scheme focused on delivering, among others, end-to-end mentorship and integrated test fees for scholars.
A statement by the VP, Operations of i-Scholar initiatives, Hanatu Banjoko, explained that interested students will be assigned to mentors and exposed to networking opportunities.
Banjoko, who made this statement after the organisation opened an application to help young Nigerians achieve their dreams, said the application opened on January 8, 2024, and will close on February 8, 2024.
Her words: “Interested applicants are expected to apply via https://ischolarinitiative.org/apply. To apply, candidates must be a graduate of an accredited Nigerian institution with Second Class Upper grade or higher, must be ready to take the standardized tests latest by August 2024 and must be ready to apply for admission in the 2024/2025 application window.
“Interested applicants are expected to submit a 500-word personal statement, CV/resume, examination study plan, two reference letters, first degree transcript and first degree certificate or statement of result during the course of the application.
“i-Scholar Initiative is a non-profit organisation that seeks to mentor and empower young African students in fulfilling their dreams to pursue graduate studies via access to fully funded scholarships in world-class foreign universities by leveraging the networks of partnering members.
“Since its inception in 2019, the organisation has offered scholarships and unparalleled mentorship to scores of Nigerians, many of whom are studying in various international graduate schools today.”
Candidates should click here to apply: https://ischolarinitiative.org/apply/
- This article was originally published in the Vanguard newspaper.