By; Mohammad Ibrahim, Kaduna.
As part of their effort to contribute to the development of Education in the country, an educational group under the aegis of ScholarX Profile said they have assisted over 1000 students to access easy scholarships in the country.
According to them, it is the only way they can support youths to acquire education in the country.
The Lagos State based group’s Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bola Lawal disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna.
“So far we’ve help over 1,000 users gain easy access to scholarships. We have equally raised over N500,000 in additional scholarship funds for students studying in Nigeria. We have student ambassadors on campuses all over the country, Northern universities inclusive.”
ScholarX is a social enterprise that serves to improve access to affordable education by helping Nigerian students home and abroad gain easy access to available scholarships through a proprietary scholarship matching platform and related services.
“Our mission is to ensure that Nigerians can access top quality education on any level worldwide and we aim to achieve that by harnessing new generation information technology tools to develop and deliver quality user experiences,” he said.
He added that the team consists of young experienced professionals based in Nigeria and US who will like to bridge the information gap in Nigeria by offering high quality innovative platforms.
The founder said their main goal is to be the industry leader in education information service in Nigeria, where students studying anywhere in the world can gain easy access to bital information as needed.
“To achieve this goal, we will like to have every university in Nigeria adopt our platform,” he said.
Bola Lawal further called on northern Universities to partner with them so as to develop education in the region.