Nigerian boy secures $3.5 million worth of scholarships from Harvard and 13 foreign universities

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A 17-year-old Nigerian boy, Oluwafemi Ositade, is currently being celebrated online after securing full scholarships to multiple Ivy League universities in the United States, Canada, and Qatar.

The teenager, who graduated with the 2023 Class from The Ambassadors College, Ota, won scholarships totaling over $3.5 million.

Ositade’s remarkable achievement is attributed to his outstanding performance in the SAT, where he achieved a perfect score in Maths (800/800) and a near-perfect score of 760 out of 800 in reading and writing, along with his CGPA of 4.04/4.0 from college.

Nigerian boy secures

Ositade received 14 scholarships from prestigious universities, nine of which are full-ride scholarships covering tuition, accommodation, allowance, and all other student expenses.

The universities that have offered scholarship offers to Ositade include Harvard University, Brown University, Duke University, University of Toronto Lester B Pearson Scholarship, Wesleyan University, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, University of Miami, Howard University, Stetson University, Fisk University, University of Toronto (Mississauga Campus, St. George Campus, Scarborough Campus), and Drexel University.

Nigerian boy secures

Not surprisingly, Femi scored 358/400 in JAMB and was ranked the second-best in Nigeria for the year 2023. He also achieved eight A’s and one B2 in the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

He wants to pursue a degree in Computational Physics due to his passion for Quantum Computing and Mathematics.

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