The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, last week awarded cash prizes to a total of 160 students who had a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.50 or above after the 2014/15 academic session.
The students, drawn from across the various departments and faculties of the institution, received a cheque of N25,000 each at the 3-in-1 Building, Faculty of Education, main campus, Ojo, with the School of Medicine recording the highest number of beneficiaries.
A total of 31 medical students made the scholars’ list, with the overall highest student coming also from the department.
The Department of Biochemistry and that of Banking and Finance each produced 11 students. Nine students made the list from the Department of Sociology, while Psychology, Business Administration, and Chemistry each had eight students
According to the management, the initiative, which would be an annual event, was designed to “promote hard work and healthy competition among students of the institution.