Girl power rewarded – first round goes to three female winners from Germany, Kenya and Uganda.
Eylem Elma (29) from Germany, Roberta Jean-Marie Magoba (19) from Uganda, and Emily Wakesho Buziba (24) from Kenya, are the three lucky winners who were selected to receive the awards of £10.000 each to cover their tuition fees and living expenses while studying abroad.
“Study portals was an essential tool for research on quality of education, Australian culture and information about the Global Study Awards scholarship. Winning the award marks the beginning of an exciting journey that offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to make a difference not only as a youth, but an African woman.”
– Emily Wakesho Buziba
“Being a winner of The Global Study Awards allows me to further my dream with new opportunities and doors hopefully opening for my future career. I am ready to learn and connect with new people and embrace living in a country with different values, language and culture! United Kingdom, here I come!’’
– Eylem Elma
The Global Study Awards aim to encourage more students to study abroad, explore new cultures, further intercultural understanding and positively contribute to a global society. This is exactly what Eylem Elma is aiming for, as a Master degree student she is working towards developing her career in marine science. Roberta Jean-Marie Magoba, an undergraduate student from Uganda is looking forward to apply the knowledge and expertise gathered through her study abroad experience in her own community. She is very active in environmental protection, currently leading an anti-pollution campaign.
“No single word in the English dictionary can be able to effectively describe how I felt when I got the news that I was one of the winners. I would have to create my own word! However, in this case, I am genuinely grateful and completely ECSTATIC to the journey the Global study Award has encouraged before me. ’’
– Roberta Jean-Marie Magoba
All students will enroll in a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate programme in 2016. Eylem Elma will be studying at , Roberta Jean-Marie Magoba at the University of New South Wales and Emily Wakesho Buziba at the Australian National University.
The second round of the Global Study Awards is currently closed the additional 6 winners will be announced by mid-August.