189 to Benefit from Senator OBA Scholarship ...AKSU Student emerges overall best in Qualifying Examination. - aksu360

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189 to Benefit from Senator OBA Scholarship ...AKSU Student emerges overall best in Qualifying Examination.

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A total of 189 students have emerged as beneficiaries for the second phase of Senator Bassey Albert Scholarship Scheme, following a qualifying examination held at Community Secondary School, Aka Offot, Saturday, the 11th of May 2019.

Result of the qualifying examination as released by the management team, indicate that 136 of the beneficiaries are male, while 53 are female students.

The statement also revealed that Medical and Engineering students were dominant, as both produced more than 70% of the beneficiaries, while other disciplines shared 30%.
Senator Bassey Albert Scholarship Qualifying Examination in progress
According to the organizers, the beneficiaries were selected based on the following: merit list, which had the best 20 students, who scored 70% and above; and students who scored 50 and above distributed on Local Government basis with reference to 10-20% of total number of registered candidates from the respective Local Government Areas.

4 physically challenged persons were also exempted from rigors of the examination and were automatically awarded the scholarship.

A 200 level student of the Department of Civil Engineering, Akwa Ibom State University, Ediomo Godwin Okon, emerged overall best from the examination that was attended by 1,100 candidates.

Ediomo, an indigene of Etinan scored 77%, the best in the poll of students who sat for the examination. 
Mr. Ediomo Godwin Okon
His performance was not a surprise to organizers of the scheme, as checks on his academic records revealed that Ediomo currently has a Cumulative Grade Point Average ( CGPA) of 4.7 (first class).

Accepting the scholarship offer on behalf of other beneficiaries, Ediomo thanked the sponsor (Senator Bassey Albert) for the gesture, while commending the organizers for ensuring a free, fair and credible process that lead to his emergence. 

The second phase of the scheme was expanded to create room for students with excellent academic records across that state, as against the first edition in 2016, where 81 scholars from Uyo Senatorial District were beneficiaries.

Beneficiaries of the scheme will be entitled to full tuition fees and stipend of ten thousand naira per semester.
Engr. Promise Etim addresses the Examination candidates

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