- An alumnus of the Federal University of Technology Akure, (FUTA) is the recipient of the French Young Scientist scholarship
- The scholarship winner, Seun Oladipupo will go on a summer course organized by Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse in France
- The Vice-Chancellor of FUTA, Professor Joseph Fuwape, reacting to the feat hailed the bright man for being an excellent ambassador of the institution
An ex-student of the Federal University of Technology Akure, (FUTA) has won the French Young Scientist scholarship, a statement from FUTA verified Facebook page confirms.
The recipient of the scholarship award Seun Oladipupo who had both his BS.c and master's program at FUTA will be moving to France for a fully funded academic venture.
Oladipupo who is currently a PhD student of Entomology at Auburn University, USA will attend the entomology summer course which starts July 5 and is organized by Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse.
The Vetoquinol & Societe Francaise de Parasitologie Young Scientist Scholarship is a brainchild of the Veterinary Pharmaceutical Multinational Firm,Vetoquinol and the French Society of Parasitology (SFP).
It seeks to support the participation of an outstanding PhD student from the Global South to engender education in the medical and veterinary entomology in developing countries.
FUTA VC reacts
Reacting to the feat by an alumnus of his institution, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Joseph Fuwape, praised the man for being an excellent representation of the university on the global academic stage.
Social media users hailed Oladipupo's feat as they congratulated him.
Ademulegun Blesing James commented:
"This is excellence in a new dimension. Congratulations!"
Adebiyi Deborah said:
"Congratulation sir...you lead we follow your path.
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"M glad to be a biologist."
Salahudeen Qudus commented:
"Why is it that it’s only Biology alumni that is getting most of these scholarships???
"Thank God I’m in a great department."
Man bags scholarship in America that allows him to go with his babe
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man had bagged a scholarship in America that allowed him to go to the states with his girlfriend.
The man named Nwosu appreciated everybody who made his PhD dream come through as he narrated how they all helped him through valuable online lessons.
The man advised those hoping to get his kind of opportunity, telling them that going for information and applying it by themselves is the best.
The young Nigerian man said a scholarship is really sweet if one can make the sacrifice of putting in all the works. Nwosu disclosed that he never had to write, GRE, TOEFL, pay an application fee, or having a master’s degree.
Source: Legit Newspaper