14 UoN Students receive Mitsubishi Scholarship
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Thu, 2017-04-27 12:18

14 University of Nairobi students are recipients of scholarships from Mitsubishi Corporation through its annual International Scholarships Programme.

 

The selected students, drawn from the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and the School of Biological Sciences (BSc degree in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resources Management), come from needy backgrounds and have recorded excellent performance in their respective courses.

 

Speaking during the scholarship presentation ceremony, Mitsubishi Corporation General Manager Mr. Ichiro Sugane, pledged to continue supporting bright and needy students from the University of Nairobi.

 

“At Mitsubishi, we are committed to supporting brilliant students,” he said. “We hope that the scholarships will contribute to the realization of the students’ dreams and future endeavors.”

 

Speaking on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice- Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Henry Mutoro, thanked Mitsubishi Corporation for the continuous support the company has extended to the University. The corporation has been supporting 14 students annually in the last decade.

 

The Director, Corporate Affairs, Mr. John Orindi, requested the corporation to consider supporting other university activities such as research, innovation, provide coaching and mentorship to engineering students and lastly supporting students extra curriculum activities like sports.

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