17-YR old US-based Saki Indigenous citizen Wins $250,000 Full Scholarship To Study Medicine In Texas.
Edited by Salam Saheed
A 17 year old US-based indigent student from Saki West LG area of Oyo State, Victoria Adeleke has won a full scholarship worth $250,000 over a four-year period to study Medicine at the Texas Christian University (TCU) due to her brain-power, cleverness, tenacity and dogged determination to impact lives positively.
Miss Victor Adeleke, is a daughter to the former Saki West LG Secretary, Mr. Moses Adeleke,born in Tralee County Kerry Ireland republic and migrated to the United States after the completion of her first year of High School with her Nigerian parents, Mr.and Mrs Adeleke to further her studies.
Victoria Adeleke while receiving the Scholarship
It was however gathered that, Victoria’s interest in medicine was inspired by her best movie titled Grey’s Anatomy and she had since worked very hard on her grades to achieve her dream of studying her choice course. With her cumulative good grades, she got qualified to apply for TCU’s full scholarship after completing her high school.
The clever youngster got the full scholarship which exempts her from paying tuition, accommodation fees and educational materials fees for the next four years in the university through her high school. Victoria truimphed among numerous students who applied after passing through a rigorous selection process which include writing of comprehensive essay and extensive interview with mixed panel.
In high school, Victoria was an athletic trainer, she also loves to crochet and knit; skills she acquired in her high school as well.
Victoria’s interest in impacting lives positively made her engage in volunteering service constantly during summer. She also donates cozy winter hats, scarves and socks crochet by her to pre-mature babies at a local hospital.
On hearing the news which her family had intially kept from her, Victoria was very excited and she couldn’t help but to burst into tears of joy.
According to Victoria’s sister Sara Adeleke who shared the news on her instagram page, Victoria plans to proceed to the medical school after her years in the university to specialise as a Cardiologist.
Her father Hon. Moses Adeleke a politician and Civil right crusader from Saki in Oyo State gave all glory to God almighty for the performance of his daughter Victoria.