Jan 15, 2010, 2:46 PM
Speaking at the ceremony,
For her part, the principal of the school, Mrs Florence Ambong, expressed gratitude to the
According to her, since 1995, the visit of Mrs White on this occasion was the second time for a
She hailed the
Mrs Ambong assured the gathering that the students would continue to work hard in building their future.
Papa Njie, public diplomatic assistance at the
This funding, he added, comes from the universities, not from government or foundations.
Mr Njie said undergraduate funding are needs- and merit-based, as well as reward for good academic performance or special talents.
Mr Njie also gave a brief background of how students could solicit scholarship opportunities in the
He said: “If you want to make a plan you have to start early 12 to 18 months before enrollment: assess your academic interest, goals and competitiveness; assess your finances; raise as much money as possible from family sources.
According to the Consular of the US Embassy, Mr Andy, visa requirements are a requirement for all students.
Visa issuance to students is considered on their evidence of ability and motivation to complete their course of study primarily from parents, including documentation of sources and amounts of income and the intention to return home after studies among other factors.
In concluding, he advised the students to continue working hard for their future.