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Sabah Student Who Spent 24 Hours In A Tree Offered A Scholarship By UMS

Sabah Student Who Spent 24 Hours In A Tree Offered A Scholarship By UMS

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Veveonah Mosibin, the student who had to camp out in a tree for stable internet while sitting for an exam, has been offered a scholarship by University Malaysia Sabah.

UMS vice-chancellor Taufiq Yap Yun Hin announced the great news on his personal Facebook account on Wednesday (24 June)

UMS is pleased to offer a scholarship to Veveonah Mosibin, who is completing her Foundation in Science studies in UMS and will continue her undergraduate studies at the university.

Taufiq Yap Yun Hin via Facebook

He added that she is a smart and proactive student, and wished her the best in her studies.

Veveonah was offered the scholarship during a visit to the State Palace to meet Toh Puan Norlidah R.M Jasni, wife of the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sabah. Also in attendance was Taufiq and Veveonah’s parents.

While there, Toh Puan Norlidah presented Veveonah with donations to assist her and her family, on behalf of the Nur Jauhar Foundation, which Toh Puan Norlidah is an advisor.

Speaking to Bernama after the ceremony, Veveonah expressed her appreciation and gratitude to the Nur Jauhar Foundation for their support saying that it motivates her to continue striving for excellence in her education.

Veveonah, who aspires to be a teacher or a lecturer one day, also shared that she considers her parents as her catalyst for success and hopes that her education will improve the livelihood of her family.

Veveonah’s parents are farmers in Kampung Sapatalang, Pitas, Sabah.

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