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14 students receive Mitsubishi Corporation Scholarship

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Mitsubishi Corporation General Manager, Mr. Ichiro Sugane and Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi congratulate a scholarship recipient (center) upon presenting him with the award certificate.

14 University of Nairobi students, drawn from the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and the School of Biological Sciences have been awarded scholarships by the Mitsubishi Corporation.

The students are pursuing the BSc degree in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resources Management.
“This is the ninth annual presentation to students from needy backgrounds and who have recorded excellent performance in their respective courses,” said the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi at the scholarship presentation ceremony.
The Vice-Chancellor thanked Mitsubishi Corporation for the continuous support the company has extended to the University and the great role the company has played towards environmental conservation in Kenya. He encouraged the students to work hard and wished to see more females apply for the scholarship.
Mitsubishi Corporation General Manager, Mr. Ichiro Sugane, pledged to continue supporting bright and needy students from the University of Nairobi to enable them realize their dreams and future endeavors.
The corporation has supported 112 students from all over the country for the last nine years.