Selorm Promise Abedu: Meet The KNUST Graduate Helping Ghanaians Study Abroad For Free

Selorm Promise Abedu: Meet The KNUST Graduate Helping Ghanaians Study Abroad For Free

  • A KNUST graduate has made it his mission to support brilliant but financially challenged students to secure scholarships abroad
  • Selorm Promise Abedu is currently a student at the University of Rochester in the US
  • His non-profit organisation have assisted over 100 students in securing scholarships to over 57 universities abroad

Selorm Promise Abedu, an alumnus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is trending for the right reasons due to his desire to assist Ghanaian students in securing scholarships abroad.

Currently studying at the University of Rochester in the US, Selorm, through his non-profit organisation (Ckodon Foundation), offers brilliant but financially challenged students the necessary assistance to gain admission into top universities in the US, UK and Canada.

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Selorm Promise Abedu on helping students to study abroad. Photo credit: @_ckodon/X @JoyNews/Facebook
Source: UGC

The assistance comes in the form of sponsoring qualified students to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and Graduate Record Examinations (GRE).

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The organisation also guides admitted students through the visa application process at no cost.

Highlighting the strides made by the foundation in its two years of existence, Selorm, in a video sighted by on the X page of Ckodon Foundation, said the foundation has helped over 100 undergraduate and graduate students gain admission to some of the top universities n the US, including Harvard University, Yale University, California Institute of Technology, Cornell University and Princeton University.

"To date, we have facilitated admissions to 57 different institutions, winning over $35 million in total scholarships."

He appealed to groups, individuals and organisations to donate to support his cause of helping brilliant but needy students pursue tertiary education.

At the time of writing this report, the video had garnered over 4,000 views and 33 comments.

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GETFund and Scholarship Secretariat should sponsor brilliant but needy students

An educationist Mr Daniel Fenyi in an interview with stressed the need for GETFund and Scholarship Secretariat not to renege on its mandate of sponsoring needy but brilliant students pursue tertiary education.

"We call on the government and the GETFUND secretariat to ensure that the many brilliant but needy SHS graduates, dotted across the country, should be given the financial support to further their education.

Netizens commend Selorm Promise Abedu

Social media users who thronged the video's comment section commended Selorm for his vision towards helping the needy access scholarships abroad.

@AlfordBogisich stated:

Great to see the face behind the amazing work at TheCkodonFoundation! Mr. Selorm Promise Abedu, thank you for your dedication and commitment to making a positive impact. Keep inspiring us all!

@eben_armani wrote:

That's the boss behind the Ckodon foundation....

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@PawnPioneers commented:

Here Selorm wo y3 guyy


That was a powerful one @selorm_promise.You do all. Ghana and Africa appreciate

NSMQ winner bags scholarship to study in the US

Earlier, reported that Evans Oppong, a former student of Prempeh College, has secured a scholarship to study at Lehigh University in the US.

Evans was a member of Prempeh College's 2021 NSMQ winning team.

He won a scholarship worth $312,776, equivalent to GH¢3.7 million, and will pursue a bachelor's degree programme in computer science.

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