Caroline Esinam Adzogble is a young Ghanaian entrepreneur and also known to be the youngest African female founder of an international college is giving $1m worth of scholarship to 120 African students.
Known as the Caroline Excellence Awards, the scheme will award $1M worth of partial and full scholarships to 100 well deserving and brilliant but needy African students each year.
Basically, the initiative will enable students with a good academic background but no funds the opportunity to further their education at the tertiary level.
Scholarships are open to final year Senior High School students and high school graduates only, and can be redeemed for Spring, Summer and Fall enrollment seasons each year.
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For now, students from all African countries can apply though priority will be given to students based in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, Togo, Senegal, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.
Tuition Scholarships range from 20% – 100% and students will gain guaranteed admission to the following partner universities;
- American University of Malta
- Brunel University
- National College of Ireland
- Middlesex University
- University of Nicosia
- Webster University Ghana
Webster University Ghana recently joined the awards scheme to give 20 scholarships, bringing the total number of beneficiaries for this year to 120.
Webster also becomes the first and only Ghanaian based university to join the Caroline Excellence Awards scheme for the 2018/19 phase.
How to apply
Applications will be open from now till December 20, and can only be submitted through the “Admission in 30minutes” App available on the Google Play Store or through the scheme’s website.
On January 13, 2019, winners will be announced and Caroline Esinam will begin a tour on January 21, 2019, to award all the recipients in their various countries.
Caroline Esinam Adzogble is also the founder of IAES Africa, an international recruitment service and the co-founder and president of Caroline University.
The self-described educationist, business coach, diversity maverick and women’s advocate is also the developer of Admission in 30 Minutes, Everyday Travels and Tours Caroline Technology Solutions, and the Mercy Heart Foundation.
“My only fulfilment comes from knowing that students who couldn’t get to school due to financial barriers will finally have the opportunity to go to school and pursue their dreams in the long run.
“I look forward to increasing the number of scholarship awards and partners each year to reach more deserving students as Education is a right and not a Privilege,” Caroline said.