An auspicious student of Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko has been shortlisted for Global Student Prize.
The Global Student Prize, which is in its inaugural year, will see the winning student receive $100,000.
The prize is open to all students who are at least 16 years old and enrolled in an academic institution or training and skills programme.
According to the organizers, part-time students, as well as students enrolled in online courses, are also eligible for the prize.
Damilola Akintewe who is from the faculty of Law I Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko and a 500level student from that same faculty have broken several historical records in terms of competition and award-winning within the university, state, national and international competition.
Damilola who have been representing the school in several ways and has been getting several awards and for making the school proud.
This award prize was organized by Chegg and Varkey Foundation which is over 3,500 applicants around the Globe. Damilola was shortlisted among the top 50 finalists who were able to make it to the final round of the competition, making her one out of the 5 Nigerian who was also able to make it to the ground final and also one of the 3 Nigeria student who was shortlisted.
Sunny Varkey, the founder of the Varkey Foundation, noted that The winners are due to be announced at an awards ceremony in Paris in November.