Senator Henry Seriake Dickson Education Support Scheme

(Sponsored by The Henry Seriake Dickson Foundation)

In continuation of Senator Henry Seriake Dickson’s investment in education and human capacity development generally over the years, the Henry Seriake Dickson Foundation announces its 2023/2024 Education Support Scheme. Forms for the 2023 edition of the Senator Henry Seriake Dickson Education Support Scheme are now available for collection.

The 2023 beneficiaries of the Scheme will comprise 300 undergraduates from Bayelsa West Senatorial District; 300 undergraduates of Bayelsa State origin from all the universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education in the State, who are on first class or second class upper standing, and others the Committee deems eligible.

Sen Dickson presenting a cheque to one of the beneficiaries

Also, to benefit are 100 students undergoing their Master’s degree programmes and 50 PhD candidates.

Members of the Screening Committee are:

Prof. Barclays Ayakoroma, Chairman, Acting Vice Chancellor University of Africa, Toru-Orua

Professor Tawari Fufeyin, Co-Chairperson, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Hensard University, Toru-Orua

Prof. Christine Odi, Vice-Chairperson, former Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics,Niger Delta University

Dr. Akpoebi Adesi, Secretary, Registrar, University of Africa, Toru-Orua

Prof. Peter Ayunku, Member, Dean Faculty of Management Science, Niger Delta University

Dr. Tam Azorbo, Member, Acting HOD, Theatre & Film Studies, University of Africa, Toru-Orua

Dr. Sunday Abraye Member, Acting HOD, Theatre Arts, Niger Delta University

Mr. Bolou Resident, Member

Mr. Moses Atti, Member

Comrade Tamarapreye Kings, Member

Miss Hope Asanakpo, Member

Dr. Stella P Ugolo, Member, Chairperson, Bayelsa State Teachers Registration & Certification Board

Aaron Richard Pereyei, Member

Comr Emi Egbe, Member

Interested students should collect the forms free by contacting any of the following Committee Members:

Bolou Resident: 0706 630 9531

Moses Atti: 0813 805 5261

Hope Asanakpa: 0907 371 8193

Kings Adueze Jnr: 0906 403 6562

Aaron Richard: Pereyei 0903 914 7290

Comr Emi Egbe: 0901 331 3092

The closing date for submission of forms is Tuesday, 2nd January 2024.

Senator Dickson with some Nigeria Law School students of Bayelsa State origin who benefitted from the 2022 Scheme.

The Senator Henry Seriake Dickson Education Support Scheme, which in 2022 supported 600 undergraduates and all Bayelsa State students at the Nigeria Law School, is sponsored by the Henry Seriake Dickson Foundation, HSDF.

Successful candidates will be formally presented the grants in January to support their educational endeavours.


Henry Seriake Dickson Foundation

Senator Henry Seriake Dickson Foundation announces 2023 Education Support Scheme

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