THE MAMMAN MARSHAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN IN JOURNALISM
The Mamman Marshal Scholarship for Women in Journalism is instituted to celebrate a man, who against the grain of his time educated his daughters; giving them an advantage that sets them apart from their peers. This scholarship award, set up by one of his daughters who has risen to become a reference point, a positive image and an example against a backdrop of impossibilities and impediments in the field of Journalism; is to honor her father and his extraordinary legacy.
The scholarship award is specifically to support young female academics who are young, intelligent, ambitious and ready to take on the world in the field of journalism but might be impeded by the unavailability of funds .
Six female Students of Journalism drawn from Bayero University Kano, Lagos State University and The University of Uyo were awarded the Mamman Marshal Scholarship For Women in Journalism. The scholarship award will cover tuition, accommodation and a provide a stipend for the selected recipients for the duration of their 1st degree.