2019 UTME candidate with highest score gets fully-funded scholarship to study in USA

17-year-old Ekene Ezeunala who obtained the highest score at the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has been named one of the beneficiaries of the Opportunity Funds Program scholars of the U.S. Consulate General.

This provides scholarship opportunities to all the beneficiaries to study at American universities and colleges for the 2021/2022 academic session. This programme covers all expenses involved in the college application process such as payment for standardized tests, application fees, and visa fees in addition to air travel to the United States.

It was gathered that Ezeunala, who got 347 in 2019 UTME, have received full funding to study Computer Science and Mathematics at Columbia University in the City of New York.

While speaking, Ezeunala said the Education USA Opportunity Funds Program is β€œa truly life-changing experience. EducationUSA opened up a whole new world of opportunities and resources I never knew were available to me.”

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