Tity Mansaray - $300 Financial Aid Recipient
Ms. Tity Mansaray is a first year student at the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of Sierra Leone who is pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Medicine (Pre Med II). She sat to the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination in May 2012. Tity is described as a hardworking and consistent student who has worked relentlessly to improve on her academic performance. She is polite, friendly and relates well with her colleagues and teachers. Tity would love to make a career in Pediatrics. UBSSL hopes that this award will help in nurturing hope to Tity as she prepares for her college studies.
Dauda Brima - $300 Financial Aid Recipient
Mr. Dauda Brima is a first year student at Njala University pursuing a programme of study leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science – Business Information and Technology. He attended the Methodist primary school from class 1 to class 6 and later entered the Government secondary school Kenema where he completed both junior and senior classes. He sat to the WASSCE in 2011 and was successful with three Goods and three Credit totals of six subjects. Dauda aspires to become an IT professional. UBSSL hopes that this award will assist in nurturing hope to Dauda as he pursues his degree.
Posseh Kanu - $300 Financial Aid Recipient
Ms. Posseh Kanu was offered a place to study for a degree in Bachelor of Science in the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, Fourah Bay College effective December, 2012. She completed her Senior Secondary School education at the Royal Beckyln Academy by taking the WASSCE in May/June 2010. She is described as studious, respectful, obedient, diligent and self-motivating. UBSSL hopes that this award will assist in nurturing hope to Posseh as she pursues her academic goals.
Madimatu Ayodela Thomas - $100 Financial Aid Recipient
Madimatu Ayodela Thomas is a pupil of the United Methodist Secondary School for Girls, at Circular Road in Freetown. She is currently in JSS II. Her mother is a house wife and her father is seriously ill. Madimatu is worried about the fact that she might not further her education if she is not provided a scholarship. UBSSL hopes that this award will assist in nurturing hope to Madimatu as she pursues her secondary school certificate.
Fatmata Fanta Tunkara - $100 Financial Aid Recipient
Ms. Fatmata Tunkara is a Senior Secondary School III Arts pupil at the Queen of the Rosary School (QRS) in Bo. She is one of the prefects of the school. During her stay at QRS, she has been found to be punctual, dutiful, and law abiding. UBSSL hopes that this award will help in nurturing hope to Fatmata as she prepares for the WASSCE.
Hassan Kanu - $100 Financial Aid Recipient
Hassan Kanu is a Junior Secondary School three pupil at Albert Academy. He sat to the National Primary School Examination (NPSE) at Amaria Municipal primary school and passed with flying colours (316). Hassan wants to become a lawyer in profession because he sees the constraints of poor and innocent peoples in his country. “I want to free innocent people”, he says. UBSSL hopes that this award will assist in nurturing hope to Hassan as he pursues his secondary school certificate (WASSCE).
Kenyeh Apiah - $100 Financial Aid Recipient
Ms. Kenyeh Apiah, aged twelve, is a Form two (II) pupil at the Tony Blair International Academy in Bo. “Her performance at her schoolwork has been impressive. Aside from this, Kenyeh bears acceptable conduct and she is promising. Her mother is a single parent taking care of Kenyeh and her two siblings. UBSSL hopes that this award will help in nurturing hope to Kenyeh as she pursues her secondary school education.
Alphonso David Koroma - $100 Financial Aid Recipient
Alphonso David Koroma is a Form one (I) pupil at the Bo Government Secondary School. He was admitted to the school after he successfully passed the National Primary School Examination (NPSE). He is thirteen years old. Alphonso is eager to excel in school so he can rid himself and his family from a long cycle of poverty. UBSSL hopes that this award will assist in nurturing hope to Alphonso as he pursues his secondary school certificate (WASSCE).
Josephine Salmatu Blake - $100 Financial Aid Recipient
Ms. Josephine Blake is a Form I pupil at the Queen of the Rosary Junior Secondary School (QRS) in Bo. She is regular in school and has a very good conduct. Josephine volunteers with the Red Cross organization on her spare time, and she enjoys dancing and reading literature. At home her chores include helping her aunty sell cold water along streets and highways which is against government street trading policies for girls. UBSSL hopes that this award will help in nurturing hope to Josephine as she pursues her junior secondary school education.
Euricce Le Sure - $300 Financial Aid Recipient
Euricce Le Sure attended Redlands High school and is a freshman at Western New Mexico University. She is a highly driven young lady who plans to major in biology to provide her the foundation to get into medical school. Her long term goal is to become a pediatrician. She believes her chosen profession will allow her to fulfill her desire to help others. She maintains good grades, and participates in extracurricular activities, including valuable volunteer experiences. Additionally, Euricce is a varsity player for volleyball, basketball, and track and field. She received an award for athlete of the year. UBSSL hopes that this award will assist in nurturing hope to Euricce as she pursues her college education.
The United Brothers and Sisters of Sierra Leone (UBSSL) is pleased to announce the availability of an additional $1,600 of financial scholarships to ten (10) academically distinguished and financially needy students.
University----------------------------$300.00 to cover tuition and some incidentals –3 scholarships
Secondary Schools- -------------$100.00 to cover some school expenses- 7 scholarships
The United Brothers and Sisters of Sierra Leone (UBSSL) is pleased to announce the availability of ten (10) laptop computers for donation to an eligible educational institution in Sierra Leone. All 10 laptops will be donated to a single institution.
Please apply for the laptop computers by writing a letter that includes (but is not limited to) the following:
· Demonstrate a need for them.
· Demonstrate the capacity to use them.
· Demonstrate they will be for students’ use only
· Demonstrate the capacity to repair them exist.
Submit your letter by December 16, 2012.
E-mail to [email protected] or send by regular mail to:
P.O. Box 3108, Corona, California- 92878, U.S.A.
UBSSL is pleased to announce that ALL of last year’s scholarship award recipients in Sierra Leone will have their scholarships renewed for the 2012/2013 academic year if they met UBSSL’s student academic performance goals from last year. NO new awards will be made in Sierra Leone for the 2012/2013 academic year. The UBSSL board of directors believes this approach best maximizes program impact given limited available resources. To ensure you receive your award, please send a certified copy of your 2011/2012 academic progress report no later than September 30, 2012 to: P.O. Box 3108, Corona, CA-92878 or email it to: [email protected]. For additional details about award recipients, please click here.