Scholarship : Nasarawa Govt commences screening of over 14, 000 applicants



Nasarawa State Scholarship Board, begun screening over 14, 000 students in tertiary institutions for the 2020/2021 bursary allowances approved by the state government.The Executive Secretary the Scholarship Board, Mr Danlami Ikpobose, said this on Tuesday in Keffi at the commencement the screening exercise.He said that the board would  ensure that every qualified applicant benefits from the gesture the state government.” I to thank His Excellency, Gov. Abdullahi Sule for approving the bursary allowances  for 2020/ 2021 academic session.”

We are committed in ensuring that every qualified applicant benefit from the gesture.” I urge all you  to properly conduct yourselves for a hitch free exercise,” he said.The executive secretary urged the students to take their studies  seriously in to excel in and to justify their parents as well as government’s huge investment in their education.Also , the National President of Nasarawa State Students’ Association ( NASSA), Mr Alkhamis Ladan, commended the state government for prioritising education in the state.He assured the board that the students would  to conduct themselves in a peaceful and  orderly manner.Also, Ibrahim Jafar and Dorcas Aruwa, both applicants, appreciated the state government for giving attention to students’ welfare.

They said that the bursary allowances would not only reduce the burden of their education on their parents but would also improve on the standard of education in the state.The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) learnt that after the screening, successful applicants studying medicine will receive N60, 000 and N50, 000  depending on their levels,Those studying education  will also get N50, 000,  physically challenged persons – N20,000  while applicants in courses will smile home with N10, 000  each. ( NAN)