Daria Media has announced the 2019 recipients of the Mamman Marshal Scholarship For Women In Journalism.

Six students drawn from Bayero University, Lagos State University and the University of Uyo will benefit from this scholarship which covers tuition and accommodation. The recipients will also receive a modest stipend for the duration on their first degree

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 Kadaria Ahmed, 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.”

Six students from Bayero University, University of Uyo and Lagos State University were awarded the scholarship in its inaugural edition in 2017. For the 2019 academic year, a total of a total of 12 female students are now recipients of the MMSWJ

Winners for the 2019 Scholarship are :

Bilikisu Kabiru – Bayero University Kano

Hauwa Suleiman – Bayero University Kano

Victoria Ochene – Bayero University Kano

Toyin Johnson- Lagos State University

Marian Ileyemi – Lagos State University

Essien Mmyenne – University of Uyo

Winners will be contacted by email.

Journalism students who will begin their academic session in 2020 can apply for the MMSWJ in November 2019