Nigerians, who are the alumni of Yale University have pledged to help exceptional Nigerian students achieve the dream of getting admitted into Ivy League Universities.The Yale graduates, under the auspices the Yale Club of Nigeria, made this known during their meeting in Lagos recently. Dr. Haroun Adamu the club President,said one of the aims of the club is to attract more Nigerian students to the institution. He said that they want to encourage other accomplished alumni members in the Diaspora to return and contribute their quota to Nigeria’s development.
Adamu said that any student that went through the rigorous Yale examination process and emerged successful, automatically deserves a scholarship as there are no questions about his ability. Adamu added that they intend to create a forum, organise lectures, and invite professors and Nobel laureates to come and share with them, their latest research findings in all fields. He said that hhis will expose Nigerians to what is happening in the world of research. Yale’s Director of International Activities, Ian Shapiro, confirmed that the club was working on developing a scholarship scheme for Nigerian students to attend the university.
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