International music sensation and business man, Oluwatosin Ajibade, popularly known in showbiz circles as Mr Eazi has instituted a scholarship scheme to support needy undergraduate students at the C. K. Tedam University of Technology and Applied Sciences (CKT-UTAS). The scholarship scheme, which started with an initial seed money of GHS200,000 is expected to cover the full fees of 100 students of CKT-UTAS every year.
The gesture comes in the wake of recent difficulties encountered by many students in the payment of their fees and thereby disrupting their education.
Who can apply for Mr. Eazi Students Fund?
1. The Scholarship is open to all students on the C. K. Tedam University of Technology and Applied Sciences Campus, from level 100 to level 400.
2. All Applicants must have in their possession, their admission letter and a valid student’s identity card.
3. The Applicant must be without any criminal record or not have faced any disciplinary action.
4. The Applicant should not be on any other scholarship scheme that covers his/her AFUF.
5. The Applicant must demonstrate that he/she has Critical Economic Needs.
6. Priority shall be given to:
• Needy females
• Needy orphans
• Displaced Persons (Certified Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons, etc.)
• Persons with Disability
7. The Applicant must be committed to supporting the CKT-UTAS Students Financial Services in later years should they successfully get employed after school.
8. The scholarship application form is free and has a feature of a “2021/2022” watermark.
9. Qualified applicants should apply for the scholarship as soon as they can.
10. Applicants who have already made at least 60%-part payment of their fees can apply for support to pay the remaining amount.
11. Inaccurate information or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of any applicant and any attempt to influence the process will lead to disqualification and a recommendation for dismissal from the university.
It is the hope of Mr Eazi and the University that beneficiaries of the Fund will be able to complete their studies despite their economically challenged background. Eligible candidates for the scholarship can apply by downloading the application forms from the students portal @ https://mis.cktutas.edu.gh/.
Mr. Ajibade is the CEO and founder of emPawa Africa group of companies that has a corporate presence in Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Dubai, and London. emPawa Africa has grown to become one of the biggest wholly African-owned entertainment companies on the continent, which leverages Mr. Ajibade’s vast experience and network to provide a gateway for upcoming and established acts across the world.
In addition, Mr. Ajibade performs under the name Mr Eazi – a household name across Africa and growing in international prominence. He has performed numerous shows, including headlining the Ghana Music Festival and performing sold-out shows around the world. He is also a recipient of several prestigious international awards. Prior to launching a huge career in showbiz, Mr. Ajibade had enrolled at the Coventry University in the UK where he studied and obtained a Master of Science in Engineering Business Management (M.Sc. Engineering Business Management) in 2015, having obtained a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana in 2011.