ScholarX Blogs


Opportunity Hub with Bola Lawal: 4 Key Things Nigerians Need to Unlearn in Order to Be Successful

Source: Bola Lawal, Co-founder & CEO, ScholarX @bwlofhouston www.scholarx.co

During one of my usual social media “excursions” I came across a post by a friend of mine based in Houston. He was responding to a comment around sending stubborn children back to Nigeria to go learn some “sense”. Sense meaning, being ‘flogged” into shape to learn to respectful and absorb ou...

SCHOLARSHIP

Source: Victor Williams; @officialshenni_ng www.scholarx.co

SCHOLARSHIP:- Scholarship is a grant or payment made to support a student's education, awarded on the basis of academic excellence or other achievements.Many students have confused “scholarship” to “FREE Education"Education is not free in any regard. Anyone having...

Young Entrepreneur, how full is your bucket?

Source: Bola Lawal (twitter @bwlofhouston, Instagram @chelseabwl), Cofounder/CEO of ScholarX www.scholarx.co

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do” - PeleThis quote by the Brazilian Football legend; is one of my favorites of all time. Learning, as a key ingredient in the path to success resonate...

Political shift in the US: Policies, Actions, and the Impact on Prospective African Students

Source: Bola Lawal, Cofounder and CEO, ScholarX Inc. Twitter: @bwlofhouston, IG: @chelseabwl www.scholarx.co

The results of the November 2016 US elections came as a huge surprise to so many across the globe. Especially in Africa; where the Democrats are typically seen in a much more favorable light. Ironically, some argue that in recent years; Republican governments have done more for Africa, in terms of g...

Education – It’s Time to Put Up or Shut Up

Source: Kingsley Ewetuya, MBA (@damocleansword - Twitter)

“An investment in education pays the best interest” said Benjamin Franklin. Remarkable the changes that the world has experienced since the agrarian age when he uttered those words. Most Americans were farmers who toiled the earth for subsistence. Few were given the opportunity to be fundamental...

6 Resolutions for the New Year

Source: ScholarX Staff www.scholarx.co

2017 is here! The beginning of each New Year is a time of excitement where you see the opportunity to set and achieve new personal goals. As you begin making your New Year’s resolutions, don’t forget about SCHOLARSHIPS. Maybe last year you didn’t win the big scholarship you were reall...

Top 5 Things to Know about Studying in Australia as an International Student

Source: ScholarX Staff www.scholarx.co

Thanks to its strict rules such as those regarding working illegally, drunk driving, illegal drug taking and guns, Australia is one of the safest countries in the world. It’s a harmonious, friendly and multicultural society. Therefore, as an international student in Australia, you need to re...

What they didn’t tell me about studying in the UK

Source: Benjamin Dada @dadaben_

My wonderful coursemates (Information Technology Management and Organisational Change) Congrats on your admission to study in the UK. Like, every other normal student, I was excited about studying in a foreign country, rea...

Top 5 European countries that offer low/free tuition University Education for International Students

Source: ScholarX Staff

Top 5 European countries that offer low/free tuition University Education for International Students Every student who is ambitious and willing to have good education dreams some time or the other of studying in Europe; it’s because standard of education is ve...

Change that re-defines us: The ScholarX Revolution.

Source: Dare Dairo – CEO Penkraft Solutionst

Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to Lagos is creating quite a stir, and rightly so. This is perhaps the biggest endorsement to the Nigerian tech industry and its sister sector; the social media. Unfortunately, it is disheartening that Nigerian g...