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OAU Alumni Offer N1.6m Scholarship to Students

Over N1.6 million has been given by graduating members of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church Unification, a campus fellowship at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), to cover the cost of tuition for the school’s undergraduate students.

The award is for the 2022–2023 school year, the alumni stated in a statement on Monday.

Through the Trustees of the Isokan Excellence Bursary Scheme (IEBS), the alumni association submitted the grant.

It is understood that 25 pupils who are also fellowship members had their school tuition paid for by the fund.

Twenty-two recipients received seventy percent of their academic costs for the academic year, while three recipients who were studying medicine and dentistry each received N100,000.

The grantees comprising 17 females and eight males were from the faculties of Administration, Arts, Basic Medical Sciences, Dentistry, Education, Pharmacy, Science, Social Sciences, and Technology.

In previous editions, N553,200 (4th edition), N414,000 (3rd edition), N146,000 (2nd edition), and N101,000 (1st edition) were disbursed.

Also, the number of awardees increased from five at inception in 2018, to seven in 2019, 18 in 2020, 22 in 2021, and now 25 in 2022/23.

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