University of Maine Admits Young Man on Full Scholarship After Getting 27 University Rejections
- Ebenezer Olaleye, a driven young man who was committed to pursuing a postgraduate degree abroad, has announced getting a 'yes' after many rejections
- He gained admission at the University of Maine in the US after applying to 27 schools and sending over 500 emails to professors across the world
- The young man expressed his gratitude to his uncle, who never gave up on him and encouraged him after every denial
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A delighted young man has recently taken to social media to express his utmost gratitude to God and all who helped him on his journey to gaining admission to the University of Maine in the US.
The post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the LinkedIn timeline of Ebenezer Olaleye had him recounting that after completing his undergraduate education in Medical Laboratory Science, he wanted to further his education abroad but got constant rejections which summed up to 27.
Ebenezer added that he chose not to give up but simply keep pushing hence started sending emails to professors at various universities requesting a PhD position but kept getting rejections.
This continued 584 times until he finally landed a fully-funded scholarship to pursue his PhD at the University of Maine in the US.
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The grateful young man took the time to thank his uncle, who kept encouraging him and believing that he would break through someday.
Ebenezer shared more about his journey in the post linked here.
Hectoria Hallord Hope: UCC past Student Narrates her Journey to Acquiring a Commonwealth Scholarship
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a Ghanaian lady recently took to social media to narrate her journey to winning a commonwealth scholarship to attend a school that had just one slot for that scholarship.
In Hectoria Hallord Hope's recent post on LinkedIn, she shared that after receiving almost 50 rejection emails from close to 50 graduate schools she applied for a scholarship at, she has finally had her success after trying for three years.
The excited young lady recounted that she began her application to graduate school in 2019 and got depressed after being rejected by all the schools she applied to.
" I’ve applied to almost 50 graduate schools and scholarships which came back with rejection mails leaving me totally depressed", Hectoria revealed.
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