30 Future Lawyers Get Scholarship Boost from Prada Uzodimma Law School Grant

30 Future Lawyers Get Scholarship Boost from Prada Uzodimma Law School Grant.

Daughter of Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State, Barr. Prada Uzodimma, has sponsored 30 law students under her Prada Uzodimma Law School Scholarship Grant (PUSG) since inception.

She disclosed this in her address during the award ceremony for the 2023 beneficiaries of the PUSG scheme at the weekend in Abuja, saying that, “plans are underway to commence the Prada Uzodimma Imo Indigenes Law Scholarship Grant (PUIISG), a scholarship grant for the sponsor of Imo indigenes to study law at any state or federal university in Nigeria.”

According to the UK-trained lawyer, the initiative was to ease the difficulties for indigent but aspiring young lawyers across Nigeria to enable them realise their dreams of becoming legal luminaries.

She explained that, “a lot of people often ask why I decided to launch the Prada Uzodimma Scholarship Grant, and my answers remain that we are investing in the future of young aspiring lawyers, we are giving them the opportunity they deserve.

“The focus is not on the smartest students but on the indigent students, we are giving indigent students the opportunity of becoming lawyers.”

Uzodimma explained that the annual PUSG was launched in partnership with Principle Legal Consult in 2021, with five successful beneficiaries.

“In 2022, we decided to increase the number of beneficiaries to 10 and they have just concluded the bar exam and we are looking forward to all being called to bar next year and this year the number of beneficiaries have increased to 15, and we do not prioritise any particular person, religion or tribe.”

Uzodimma, therefore, urged well-to-do Nigerians of goodwill to support the initiative in order to ensure that aspiring law school students across the countries realise their dreams of being called to the Nigerian Bar.

She added that, “Your sponsorship will infuse life into the vulnerable dreams of indigent students and contribute to the journeys of aspiring lawyers in Nigeria. We are seeking your kind support today. Join us on this path, sponsor a law student today!”

Barr. Prada Uzodimma is an humanitarian, who frequents various television programs to educate the masses on their human and legal rights.

She is also the Co-founder of The Ability Life Initiative, a foundation engineered to breach the gap for persons living with disabilities, and as a seasoned legal practitioner who has garnered a wealth of legal knowledge and experience over the years, she has dedicated herself to shaping the young people.

In 2021, she launched the PUSG in partnership with Principle Legal Consult, with five successful beneficiaries of the PUSG, who had their Nigerian Law School tuition fees covered.

The PUSG’s application portal opens up simultaneously with the Nigerian Law School Application portal and all applications must be submitted through the website.



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