A Nigerian lady identified as Promise Ekpo Osaine has celebrated her achievement on social media after bagging four PhD offers abroad – two fully-funded and two partially-funded scholarships.
Taking to her LinkedIn page, the young lady said apart from the PhD offers, she also bagged three masters offers.
The PhD offers she got were from Princeton University, University of Notre Dame, University of Colorado, and Kent State University, Siggy reports.
Her masters offers were from Western Illinois university, University of Alabama and Saint Louis University. According to the young lady, the scholarships she bagged in the US are worth $206,510/year (N85,129,617.30).
Promise said she has accepted to study for her PhD in computer science at Princeton University, which is one of the best in the United States. The young lady said: “As a 22-year-old Nigerian lady from Akwa Ibom, who attended Uniben, this means a whole lot to me. Growing up, people used the name “OKON” for derogatory examples & it impacted my self-esteem.
“I am sharing this story to inspire every youth & girl-child out there. They can achieve anything they set their minds to regardless of their humble financial & educational background, skin color, nationality, age, or gender.”