Uwade Helen Akhere, a 18 year old Nigerian student got scholarship offers from 11 US universities after emerging tops in her academics
Also known as Young Uwade is a native of edo state, Nigeria was also known to be the President of the Student Council the prestigious Charlotte Catholic High School Charlotte NC, USA.
The 11 universities who offered her scholarship are : Cornell University Tanner Dean’s Scholarship, Hampton University Undergraduate Merit Scholarship, Howard University Freshman Scholarship, Northwestern University Northwestern Scholarship, Northwestern University The 1851 Scholarship and Rice University Trustee Distinguish Scholarship.
The other universities are : Tulane University offering her Premier Scholar award, University of Chicago Odyssey Scholar award, University of Chicago Odyssey Scholarship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Morrison Scholarship and Villanova University Villanova Scholarship. .
She was also awarded the National merit Scholarship commendation, the achievement awards for Charlotte Civitan Citizen and Charlotte post top senior in the class of 2017.
Her father who was also a professor at the Ambrose Alli university, Ekpoma, Edo State Professor Jim Akhere, a former Commissioner, in the defunct Bendel State of Nigeria, also stated that with the awards to her name, her daughter is nothing but a genius.