It is said that the patient dog eat the fattest bone. This perfectly matches the tale of the young Nigerian man who finally gets a masters degree scholarship after several trials.
The student named Chibuzo Nwokafor had been applying for different scholarships for the past three years.
According to him, he had over the period applied 67 times, 63 of the application returned with rejection. He has however bagged a masters degree scholarship in his dream at a UK University.
The young man’s success is a result of determination and perseverance.
He refused to be deterred despite the numerous rejection he faced.
He actually received a Commonwealth shared scholarship to study biotechnology at the University of West Scotland, UK.
Chibuzo Okafor said he was the 11th person nominated for the scholarship opportunity.
In his LinkedIn post, he narrated his ordeal saying:
“I applied to over 67 scholarships for the past 3 years. Got rejected in 63, was in reserve list in 3 and finally nominated in one. Like my daddy said, My one Yes was totally worth it. I will have to explain and give details in subsequent posts.
“This is me saying, All things are possible to Him who believes and all gifts comes from God through men to men”.
Many Nigerians took their social media to congratulate and rejoice with Chibuzo over his success.
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