A Nigerian man Joshua Okyere has been named one of the winners of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship.
Joshua Okyere crushed an aggregate of 102 semi-finalists to make the finished product of 15 researchers to be honored with the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship.
The scholar made history as the third student from the University of Manitoba, Canada, and the first in the PACS program to achieve such a feat.
Joshua Okyere represented the University of Manitoba, an institution in Western Canada, in the keen scholarship contest that had 643 entries from 13 universities globally.
A statement from the university news website states that John’s accomplishment makes him the third student in the institution’s history and the primary individual in the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) program he is studying to record such.
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Dr. Kelly Main, an acting dean of the faculty of graduate studies of the university has responded to John’s accomplishment.
“I would like to congratulate Joshua for this impressive achievement, he has joined a group of emerging scholars across Canada and will benefit from this experience for the rest of his career.
“The PACS program should also be proud of how their program has helped contribute to this success.”
As indicated by an assertion from the authority site of the awarder of the scholarship, applicants who applied were gotten to on their scholarly capacities as well as interest, inventiveness, enterprising soul, flexibility, and their advantage in and ability to draw in with a scope of various suppositions and points of view.