Nigerian Student Wins $350,000 Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship
A Nigerian student of Herbert Flowers High School, Oloruntobi Dare, is among the 1000 beneficiaries to win the Bill Gates Millenium scholarship worth $350,000, Maryland, USA.
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice.
Oluwatobi who lives in America has always been her parents’ pride.
She has shown a consistent display of talent and intelligence since he started pre-school education.
Besides winning the Bill Gates scholarship, she has won other awards including:
- Most Outstanding Science Student, Herbert Flowers High School, Maryland;
- Winner, Prince George’s Community Church’s 8th Annual African American History Essay Contest;
- 3rd place winner, Maryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education Essay Contest 2014;
- Maryland Representative at the commemoration of the 70th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Day Parade.
We are very proud of her!
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