9th May, 2014
Nigeria’s Oloruntobi Dare, a senior pupil at the Hubert Flowers High School, United States of America, USA, is among the 1,000 students who will enjoy the Gates Millennium Scholarship for 2014.
Oluruntobi, a daughter of Nigeria journalist, Sunday Dare and whose mother Olukemi is a nurse, will get solid financial package that covers tuition and other incidences for her higher education to any college in the USA till PhD level.
The scholarship is renewable to doctorate degree in specific field amd carries an estimated value of up to $350,000.
She is now on her way to Syracuse University, upstate New York, a private university for her undergraduate studies.
Oloruntobi had won several awards in the past including Most Outstanding Science Student, Hubert Flowers High School, Maryland; Winner Prince George’s Community Church; 8th Annual African American History Essay Contest; 3rd place winner Maryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education Essay Contest 2014 and Maryland Representative at the commemoration of the 70th Anniversary Pearl Harbour Day Parade.