ScholarX Blogs


Opportunity Hub with Bola Lawal: Don’t Let Lack of Funds Limit Your Dreams of Higher Education

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

The great Nelson Mandela once said; “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” and this has never been truer for Africa. We live in a time where we need to build for the future of Africa – a future where we create solutions to solve issues like poverty, il...

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...

Opportunity Hub with Bola Lawal: Set a Goal, Learn a New Language

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

Last month, I was invited to speak at a major African Tech conference in Paris, France, and I was extremely excited about the opportunity to share my views on a range of topics concerning the growing youth population in Africa. Specifically, on access to education and how it directly affects Human C...

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...

Exposure: The meat in the PIE of Success!

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

So, I just left Lagos, where I had been for the past week; WORKING. Yes, I worked my tail off to attend as many business meetings, make key acquaintances, set the ground work for vital partnerships, eat amala Whitehouse, enjoy as many Café Neo locations and oh that other thing called MEDIA. Plea...

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...

Quick Thoughts on Nursing in US and Canada!

Source: ScholarX Staff www.scholarx.co

Quick Thoughts on Nursing in US and Canada! The demand for nurses in the USA and Canada exceeds the supply and therefore, an employment opportunity in the two countries is almost a guarantee. Canada is even more desirable due to their lax immigration laws that fa...

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...