ScholarX Blogs


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...

Moving back to Africa to start a social enterprise? Read this first

Source: Jennifer Ehidiamen

Chika Uwazie was wrapping up her master's degree at Georgetown University in 2015 when she asked herself, “Do I really want to be a consultant?” Like some young Africans in the diaspora, Uwazie had the option of continuing her career in the United States. But she was also aware of the many opport...

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...

LAUTECH: Oyo, Osun and the way forward…

Source: Seun David Onigbinde (Twitter: @seunonigbinde), Lead Partner @BudgITng,

The incentive of the Nigerian political class is always displaced because their interests are never invested in the system. Let's be real, could any of Ajimobi or Aregbesola’s children attend LAUTECH; when there are Universities in Manchester, Oxford and Cambridge (US/UK)? This is why students w...

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...