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Meet The Young Nigerian Girl Who Got 19 Scholarships From The US And Canada

A Nigerian teenager has been trending online after reports of her bagging a whooping 19 scholarships from higher institutions in the United States of America (USA) and Canada.

According to CNN, Victory Yinka-Banjo, a 17-year-old high school graduate, got the scholarship that was worth more than $5 million from prestigious universities across the two countries.

In the US, she got full scholarships from the Yale College, Ivy League schools, Harvard College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford, Johns Hopkins, Brown, Princeton and Virginia Universities.

While in Canada, she got the Lester B. Pearson scholarship from the University of Toronto and the Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow (KMILOT) scholarship from the University of British Columbia.

According to her it was really unbelievable that she got so many scholarships and she is kind of finding it hard to select which particular school she should choose as she plans to study Computational Biology.

Victory had made a remarkable feat last year when she got 9 A's in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

Her story has been a source of inspiration to other young student who are seeking admission to higher institution. She also gives lectures to them in Maths, English and other subjects.

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