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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Brilliant Nigerian Lady earns two Master’s Degrees with 100% record, bags huge PhD scholarship in both US and UK

A brilliant Nigerian Lady, Ayomide Mary Olukorede has bagged two Master’s Degrees with a 100% record after scoring a grade point of 5.00 out of the possible 5.00 points.

Ayomide bagged her Bachelor’s Degree in 2017 as the best graduating student of Leads Unversity, South-West Nigeria. She studied Microbiology and scored a 5.00/5.00 grade point. Following her Bachelor’s Degree, she proceeded by earning her Master’s Degree in Industrial Microbiology also at Leads University.

Ayomide also bagged an exceptional distinction in Master’s Degree, scoring a 5.00/5.00 grade point. Her exceptional academic achievement and hard work earned a Commonwealth Scholarship Award to study in the United Kingdom.

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Award is a yearly award sponsored by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) of the United Kingdom, for candidates from least developed and lower-middle-income Commonwealth countries to study a full-time Master’s degree in selected courses, jointly supported by UK universities.

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Ayomide proceeded to the University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England using the UK Commonwealth Scholarship and enrolled for her second Master’s Degree in Plant Science and Biotechnology. She graduated outstandingly with Distinction.

Celebrating her feat on Linkedin, Ayomide revealed that she has been awarded Four (4) fully-funded PhD scholarships to continue her studies in the United Kingdom.


“Today, I bagged another masters degree with 4 fully funded PhD offers !!! Also officially a two-time commonwealth scholarship awardee!!!” she wrote on Linkedin.

Announcing the awards she got, she listed: University of Miami, US PhD Scholarship, UK Commonwealth PhD Scholarship, University of Leeds, UK Scholarship, NERC PANORAMA DTP PhD Scholarship, University of Leeds, UK, The John Innes foundation Rotation PhD Program at the John Innes Institute, Norwich, UK.

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She thanked the UK Commonwealth Scholarship for granting her the opportunity to study at the University of Leeds. “I must say that it was a transformative journey and one that has opened up several opportunities. I also appreciate the support from my family, wonderful supervisors, mentors and friends whose wide arms I always run into when it gets tough,” she added.

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