2024 Rhodes Scholarship: Female Former KNUST Student Emerges Winner For West Africa: “On God”

2024 Rhodes Scholarship: Female Former KNUST Student Emerges Winner For West Africa: “On God”

  • A 2022 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology graduate (KNUST) has emerged as the 2024 Rhodes Scholarship winner for West Africa
  • Magdalene Mawugbea clinched the title over the top three selected finalists shortlisted from over 3,000 applicants
  • After her commendable achievement garnered attention on social media, netizens reached out to celebrate her

Magdalene Mawugbea, a 2022 graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has been named the 2024 Rhodes Scholarship winner for West Africa.

She is said to have emerged first among the top three selected finalists shortlisted from 3,214 applications received this year.

Photos of Magdalene Mawugbea and a representative of Rhodes Scholar awards.
Former female KNUST student named 2024 Rhodes Scholar winner for West Africa. Photo credit: @VOICE_of_KNUST.
Source: Twitter

The Rhodes Scholarship is a prestigious international scholarship that allows exceptional students worldwide to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford.

Since becoming public, people have reached out to celebrate and wish Magdalene well.

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Reactions over the milestone of Magdalene Mawugbea

While some were awe-struck, others posted congratulatory messages in celebration of her.

@AyiteyPriscilla commented:

Wow, the sky is your limit, girl.

@lawyer_drake indicated:

Watching from afar. On God.

@eddiee_k said:

The world is for the rich and brilliant.

Ghanaian crew wins Best Short Film Award at 2023 Orlando Urban Film Festival

Previously, YEN.com.gh reported that a Ghanaian crew received the Best Short Film award at the just-ended Orlando Urban Film Festival (OUFF) in Florida in the United States of America.

Their thrilling short film titled Otokunor earned them the honour at the prestigious event.

Otokunor, a film shot in Jamestown and directed by Kwame Kyei Baffour, premiered at the Independent Shorts Awards on July 23, then in Los Angeles (USA ) before moving on to Orlando, Florida, and other countries.

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Ghanaian designer wins Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year award

Also, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian fashion designer Joseph Aggrey Cobbina received fashion Entrepreneur of the Year recognition at the just-ended 2023 Ghana Entrepreneurs Choice Summit Dinner and Awards.

The maiden edition of the event came off at the Sunlodge Hotel on Saturday, July 8, 2023.

The founder and chief executive officer of Smully Wear posted impressive images from the ceremony, where he received the honour.

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Nathaniel Crabbe (Human-Interest editor) Nathaniel Crabbe is a journalist and editor with a degree in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, where he graduated in 2015. He earned his master's from UPSA in December 2023. Before becoming an editor/writer of political/entertainment and human interest stories at Asaase Radio, Crabbe was a news reporter at TV3 Ghana. With experience spanning over ten years, he now works at YEN.com.gh as a human interest editor. You can reach him via nathaniel.crabbe@yen.com.gh.

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