Nigerian Lady Whose Family Relocated to the US with Only $150 Years Ago Celebrates Bagging Huge Scholarships

Nigerian Lady Whose Family Relocated to the US with Only $150 Years Ago Celebrates Bagging Huge Scholarships

- The Iteogu's family had relocated to the United States many years ago with their dad having only $150 at hand

- One of the female child, Uche Iteogu had tall dreams of achieving of academic success in the law discipline

- Recently, she celebrated bagging scholarships running into millions and getting to fulfill that dream

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A lady has celebrated her academic successes on the internet with he inspiring and touching family migration story.

The Nigerian lady named Uche Iteogu said on linkedIn that she had always aspired to achieve greatness in the law discipline as a student and was excited it came true.

Nigerian Lady Whose Family Relocated to the US with Only $150 Years Ago Celebrates Bagging Huge Scholarships
Lady celebrates bagging two pre-law fellowships and scholarships Photo Credit: LinkedIn/Uche Iteogu
Source: UGC

Uche revealed that she recently got two offers from two pre-law fellowship programs and scholarships worth millions of naira.

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Recounting how she arrived the US, the Latham pre-law fellow stated that her family had relocated to the US many years ago with a cloud of uncertainty.

The lady from a family of 7 added that he dad had only $150 on him as they arrived America. The had settled in the city of Georgia and strived with determination and prayer to make ends meet.

Now, things are gradually taking shape. The young scholar appreciated her family members, well-wishers and lecturers for providing her with the needed support system.

Her post read in part:

"Over half a million dollars in scholarships.
Offers from two pre-law fellowship programs.
Most excitingly, the opportunity to return to Morningside Heights to pursue my law degree.
I cannot tell you how many nights I asked for this dream to come true. To see this prayer answered is such a blessing, and I am immensely grateful for my parents, who have become my biggest cheerleaders, my professors, my mentors, my partner, my friends, my students, and my Creator. These achievements are just as much theirs as they are mine.

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"My parents settled in Georgia, and they hustled on nothing but a prayer. I am the child of a man who arrived on American soil with $150 in his pocket, unaware of the mental, spiritual, and socioeconomic challenges he would have to overcome in order to establish a life for himself, my mother, and for his five children.
"I am the child of a woman who forged a path in microbiology, gave up her life in Nigeria to move to the U.S., and has led business operations for several companies while being the driving force in my family’s personal and professional outcomes."

LinkedIn users celebrated with her with many describing her story as inspiring.

Keith Moebus said:

"Get it!! You talked about this in our first ever call, I'm so happy for you!!!!"

Paul Riley commented:

"Congratulations, Uche!!! It’s so great to see things come full circle — going all the way back to our SF days! We’re so lucky to have you at CLS!!"

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Ricky Skidmore remarked:

"Congrats Uche Iteogu! It's inspiring watching the grind payoff, you EARNED and DESERVE every bit of it!"

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Meanwhile, previously reported that a Nigerian lady had got a scholarship of N33 million after losing one of N13.6 million.

According to the lady named Abosede Alimi, she had bagged a scholarship to further her studies in 2019 worth N13.6 million at the Harvard Kennedy School after her admission.

Abosede, in a LinkedIn post, said the scholarship was a partial one and she need to complete it with $70,000. Her inability to raise the required amount meant she had to defer the admission.

Encouraged by her faith in God, Abosede said she reapplied with the intention of getting the scholarship howbeit in full this time around.


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