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55 BUK Female Students Get MacArthur Scholarship Grants



A total of fifty-five female students pursuing degree programmes in the Faculty of Communication of the Bayero University, Kano have received scholarship grant of fifty thousand naira each under the MacArthur Scholarship Grant secured by the Faculty.

In a letter signed by Professor Umaru A. Pate, the Chairman of the Faculty MacArthur Scholarship Grant Implementation Committee, a total sum of two million seven hundred and fifty thousand naira (N2.750,000,00) was paid to the students. He indicated that the beneficiaries were selected based on their academic performance and peculiar financial needs, as stipulated by the letter of the grant.

It could be recalled during the tenure of Professor Umaru A. Pate as the pioneer Dean of the Faculty of  Communication, the Department of Mass Communication was given a grant worth $750,000 by the  MacArthur Foundation to be executed in three years on training the personnel of the Department in the area of investigative journalism, including public lecture, conferences and seminars and a component of female scholarship of 30 students every academic session beginning from 2016/2017 session for a period of three years.

The scholarship awards are for the academic sessions 2016/2017 and 2017/2018, which are the Year One and Year Two of the scholarship period and that the last batch of the beneficiaries would emerge after the first-semester examination of the 2018/2019 academic session. A total of 30 undergraduate students were awarded the scholarship in 2016/2017 while in the 2017/2018 session the scheme also included some female postgraduate students. Below is the full list of the beneficiaries.

S/No

Name

Reg. No.

1

MariyaKabir Suleiman

CMM/17/MAC/00430

2

Hajara Muhammad Bashir

CMM/17/MAC/00343

3

Eunice Taiyelolu Adebayo

CMM/17/MAC/00318

4

Clara Oluchukwu Okonkwo

CMM/17/MAC/ 00309

5

Aisha GarbaAbdullahi

CMM/17/MAC/00306

6

Zainab Ibrahim Chatta

CMM/17/MAC/00348

7

Aisha Tyabo Muhammad

CMM/17/MAC/00394

8

KhadijaMusa Ibrahim

CMM/17/MAC/00364

9

Aisha Sulaiman Idris

CMM/17/MAC/00368

10

Amarachi Vincentia Okoye

CMM/17/MAC/00410

11

LeshiBagauda James

CMM/17/MAC//00379

12

Fatima Muhammad Tijjani

CMM/17/MAC/00436

14

Maria Shuaibu Suleiman

CMM/17/MAC/00429

15

Maryam Omotola Hamza

CMM/17/MAC/00359

16

Halima Yasmin Abba

CMM/17/MAC/ 00301

17

Ochene Victoria              

CMM/17/MAC/00532

18

OladolapoBalkisDauda

CMM/INF/17/00138

19

Hauwa Ibrahim

CMM/INF/17/00141

20

KhadijatRabi’uGuga

CMM/INF/17/00154

21

Nana Aiashat Bello Ere

CMM/INF/17/00164

22

Sherifa Muhammad Sambo

CMM/INF/17/00171

23

BalkisuSalihu Isa

CMM/INF/17/00189

24

Rachael Oromeni Samuel

CMM/INF/17/00190

25

Umil-HairiAbubakar

CMM/INF 17/00192

26

SafiyaGarba

CMM/16/INF/00022

27

HajaraHarunaAliyu

CMM/16/INF/00029

28

BashiratAnakoShu’aibu

CMM/16/INF/00017

29

Fatima AbdullahiZarah          

CMM/16/INF/00002

30

Fauziyya Hassan Haruna

CMM/16/INF/00030

31

Maimunat Yusuf Musa

CMM/16/INF/00070

32

RahanaOhinoyiOyiza

CMM/16/INF/00073

33

A’ishatuAbubakar

CMM/16/INF/00005

34

A’isha Dayyib Mahmud

CMM/16/INF/00021

35

Fatima Aliyu Usman

CMM/16/INF/00016

 

36

Zahra Musa Fatima

CMM/16/MAC/00101

37

ShukuratOluwaDamilolaRabi’u

CMM/16/MAC00109

38

Zainab Kaka Abubakar

CMM/16/MAC/00010

39

Fatima Idris

CMM/16/MAC/00062

40

Maimuna Umar Salisu

CMM/16/MAC/00144

41

Aminat Tobi Rufa’I

CMM/16/MAC/00111

42

ZainabDaudaAbdulkadir

CMM/16/MAC/0039

43

BalkisMoshoodTemitope

CMM/16/MAC/00085

44

Bilkis Umar

CMM/16/MAC/00143

45

Damaris Mathew

CMM/16/MAC/00082

46

UmmiAbdulkadir

CMM/16/MAC/00001

47

FiddausiSanusi Nasir

CMM/16/MAC/00130

48

RahamaLawali

CMM/16/MAC/00075

49

Umma-haniRayyanuLamus

CMM/16/MAC/00110

50

Maryam Baba Saleh

CMM/16/MAC/00115

51

Suwaiba Usman Aliyu

CMM/16/MAC/00169

52

NusaibaIsma’il Umar

CMM/16/MAC/00145

53

NafisatYahaya           

CMM/16/MAC/00153

54

RukayyaAlhassanShehu

CMM/16/MAC/00027

55

Jeniffer Okonkwo                  

CMM/16/MAC/00105

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