No fewer than 1000 Nigerian students will benefit from a scholarship programme offered by a UK –based body.

 

 

 

On Sunday,  the Chattered Institute of  Educational Practitioners UK(CIEPUK), through its president for Africa, Professor Marcel Ezenwoye, announced that the grant would cover the 2021/2022 academic session.

 

 

 

According to him, the Nigerian scholars would join their 2021/2022 academic year counterparts in the various participating universities in Nigeria and abroad.

 

 

 

Mr  Ezenwoye noted that the CIEPUK scholarship programme was in partnership with no fewer than 13 tertiary institutions, and more were still expected to join.

 

 

 

‘’The award of scholarship ceremony will take place in Abuja in April at the NYSC camp.

 

 

‘’ The list of tertiary institutions involved in the scholarship programme include Tansian University Umunya, Anambra State, Covenant Polytechnic, Owerri, Temple Gate Polytechnic, Aba, Mewar Univesity, Abuja, and Dorben Polytechnic, Abuja.

 

 

 

 

‘’Others are Gregory University, Abia State, Evangel University, Paul University, Akwa –Ibom, Crown International College of Nursing, Health, Technology and Management, Ogun state.

 

 

 

‘’ American Heritage University of Southern  California USA,  Global  University of Science and Technology, USA, Gideon Robert University  Lusaka, Zambia,  Hipdet University SMU, Cameroon, completes the list’’ , he said.

 

 

 

 

 

The don noted that despite all efforts of the Buhari government, a lot more still needed to be done in education, citing the country’s literacy level as still low.

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Ezenwoye added that the programme was part of events lined up to mark the 2022 Investiture Awards and Conference on  Educational Promotion, Investments, Funding, increasing internally generated revenues, awards ceremony scheduled for  April, in Abuja.

 

 

 

‘’CIEPUK, is an institute armed with the responsibility  of providing education in its simplest form , with continuous offers  of scholarships, workshops, training, symposium and conferences.’’

 

 

 

 

‘’The institute confers different categories of Awards on well-meaning individuals, Nigerians and other personalities around the globe.

 

 

 

‘’CIEPUK came up with a well thought out ceremony  to honour individuals linked with education, especially during the fight  against  the pandemic that almost crippled economies  around the world.’’

 

 

 

 

 

‘’Professional membership awards would also be conferred  om members  who have continued to raise the visibility  of the great work  of academic professionals and their current challenges,’’ he said

 

 

 

 

 

He urged students to visit the CIEPUK support office or website to confirm if they were amongst the successful beneficiaries of the scholarship programme.

 

 

 

‘’CIEPUK would provide 50 per cent scholarships for 1,000 students per State to all students, who can show evidence of their last year or recent JAMBExamination Score.

 

 

 

 

‘’Scholarship programmes for the 2021/2022  session are available for UTME students, Joint Universities  Preliminary Examinations Board (jupeb), Continuing Education Programme(CEP), Post –Graduate Studies(PGS), as well as online undergraduates.

 

 

 

 

 

‘’Our flexible programmes  are tailor-made for regular students and also include, JUPEB Programme, Pat-Time/ Weekend  courses  as well as Certificate courses.’’

 

 

 

 

‘’We also need student workers who do not want to lose their present jobs to go for full-time studies, with their official admission letters.

 

 

 

‘’Upon graduation, they would be granted instant promotions at their places of work, with the assistance of CIEPUK capacity training initiatives.

 

 

 

 

‘’For more details about the programme, interested participants can log on to our website: www.ciepuk.org.uk or visit our office at Educator House,39A, 1st Avenue, Gwarimpa’’, he said.

 

 

 

 

 

 

(NAN)

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