A young man’s determination has been rewarded with a scholarship study his dream course at a UK university.
Chibuzo Nwokafor is the recipient of a Commonwealth shared scholarship to study biotechnology at the University of the West of Scotland, UK.
Celebrating the feat on his LinkedIn wall, the student said he was the 11th person nominated for the scholarship opportunity.
He was rejected on 63 occasions
Chibuzo revealed that he had applied for 67 scholarships for three years but kept getting rejections.
Thanks to his determination and support system, the young man refused to be deterred despite 63 rejections until the final successful application.
In his words:
“I applied to over 67 scholarships for the past 3 years. Got rejected in 63, was in reserve list in 3 and finally nominated in one. Like my Daddy said, My One Yes was totally worth it. I will have to explain and give further details in subsequent posts.
“This is me saying, All things are possible to Him who believes and all gifts comes from God through men to men.”