HALLMARK University, Ijebu-Itele in its continued resolve to raise the standard of education in the country and assist the indigent students actualise their dream of getting world-class university education, has announced 5 full-fledged scholarships for indigenes of Ijebuland and 5 others for other brilliant students from other parts of the federation.
This was made known in a letter written by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor SegunOdunola, on behalf of the Founder, Chief (Dr) Leila Fowler MFR, the Chairman, Board of Trustees, Pro -Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, Management, Staff and Students and indeed the entire Community of Hallmark University to felicitate and congratulate the esteemed Chancellor, Alaiyeluwa Oba SikiruAdetona CFR, The Awujale of Ijebuland on the occasion of the celebration of 2016 Ojude Oba Festivals.
According to Professor Odunola, “five of the scholarship endowed by the Founder of the University, Chief (Dr) Mrs Leila Fowler MFR; which has been tagged ‘Chancellor’s Scholarship’ in honour of The Chancellor, Alaiyeluwa Oba Sikiru Adetona CFR, The Awujale of Ijebuland, will be awarded to qualified, but deserving sons and daughters of Ijebuland, who are exemplary in character to any of our programmes. The recipients will enjoy the full scholarship throughout the period of their studies in the university.
“Hallmark University is fully equipped to provide holistic education, intellectual skills, advocacy and social responsibility. We are prepared to extend the frontiers of knowledge by creating a total man full of resourcefulness and ingenuity to be part of social engineering of our nation, Nigeria and the world at large” The Vice Chancellor stated.
While felicitating with The Awujale of Ijebuland on the glamourous Ojude Oba Festival, Professor Odunola assured of the total commitment of the management of the university to produce graduates who will be able to respond and solve problems in their local environment as well as being world players in their various disciplines.
The Vice-Chancellor also prayed for long life for the Awujale that his reign will continue to witness peace, progress and development in Ijebuland.