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Young African lady wins UK Rhodes scholarship, set to bag masters degree at University of Oxford

A young African lady named Magdalene Madugbe has won the prestigious Rhodes scholarship to study for her master’s at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Magdalene is a Ghanian who was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship to study for her master’s degree at University of Oxford, United Kingdom. She shared her achievement on Linkedin expressing her excitement on winning the scholarsship.

”A week ago, I was a young graduate pursuing my goal of furthering my studies, and this week, I’m an esteemed Rhodes Scholar-elect. I’m going to be studying at one of the most prestigious universities in the world under one of the most prestigious scholarships,” she said.

She shared that she is exited to have been awarded the scholarship aster making it as a finalist. Magdalene stated that every single activity they did as a Rhodes scholar exposed her to different dimensions of herself in which I had rarely engaged.

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Magdalene mentioned that it was an eventful experience together with other scholars from across Africa. She said she met people from every field who are making an impact.

She expressed her gratitude to the Rhodes Scholarship West Africa team for such an excellent organization and the opportunity given to her. She said with the training and exposure she got, she is more than ready to transform the world from wherever she is.

”I met exceptionally brilliant people making strides in various areas of life. It was an exciting and inspiring time with newfound friends. I’m immensely grateful to Ike Chioke and the Rhodes Scholarship West Africa team for such an excellent organization,” she said.


Magdalene expressed her gratitude to everyone who supported her in the course of getting the scholarship. She obtained her bachelor’s degree at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.


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