A brilliant Nigerian man named Chukwu Otuto Amarauche has been awarded a $150,000 worth of scholarship to study for his doctorate degree at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Chukwu Amarauche who is a multi-award-winning pharmacist won the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship to study for his PhD at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Chukwu obtained his bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical and Clinical Sciences at the University of Nsukka, Nigeria where he graduated with a distinction grade. He then proceeded to Boise State University, Idaho In the United States for a fellowship in Public Management and Policy.
Furthering on, Chukwu returned to the University of Nsukka for his Masters’s degree in Clinical Pharmacy and Management and bagged the degree with first-class honors(Magna Cum Laude).
Chukwu shared his achievement of winning the scholarship on his LinkedIn expressing his gratitude to the Canadian government for counting him worthy to be a recipient the award.
He said he believe it’s a testament to years of starting small, working hard and smart, staying consistent, growing, staying focused, and, most importantly, having faith in his Lord.
He credited his success to his mother, emphasizing that she had been his guiding light during his struggles with reading adding that despite being a working mom, she was always prepared to teach, correct, nurture, and displayed patience in helping him overcome his challenges.
Chukwu also thanked his supervisor for supporting, encouraging, mentoring, guiding, and being available for him all thorough the process of his application. In addition to the scholarship, Chukwu also won award two other notable awards.
He won the Ranjit Kumar Graduate Fellowship award and Dignitals International Health Policy and Research award. Aside from being a pharmacist, Chukwu is also an health policy researcher and social impact innovator