The joy of parents is that their children should excel academically. This is the situation for the parents of IB Diploma students of Greensprings School, as their children have been accepted into top universities and colleges in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. The students, after passing out from their various secondary schools, joined the Greensprings School sixth form college – one of the few certified IB schools in Nigeria.
Upon completing their studies, they applied to the universities and colleges of their choice. Apart from being accepted, many of the students were also awarded a substantial amount of scholarships. To mention a few, FareedahKassim got a scholarship worth $120,000 from Illinois Institute of Technology, OdianosenOkojiegot $100,000 from Colorado Boulder, and Patrick Udochi got full tuition from Georgia State University.
The top tertiary institutions in the US, UK, and Canada that the students got acceptance into include University of California – Riverside, University of Toronto, University of Manchester, University of Waterloo, Georgia Institute of Technology, Kings College London, University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, University of Warwick, University of Leeds, among others.
In total, over one hundred universities have accepted the cohort of twenty-two students with an average acceptance rate of five universities per student. A total of $1.3million scholarships have been awarded to the students, too.