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Recipient of the Dr. Isaac Odame Black Legends Bursary: ENIOLA




Queens University

Field of Study/ Major


Please share what the Bursary program has meant for you so far in your post-secondary journey (mentorship, financial aid, career assistance)

The bursary has been an invaluable source of support for both me and my family, alleviating the financial strain associated with my tuition. Beyond the financial assistance, the mentorship provided has been transformative, guiding me through a reflection on my academic journey and offering valuable advice on how to excel in school. The encouragement and backing from individuals supporting my nursing career, as well as the dedicated tutoring I've received, have significantly enhanced my educational experience.

⁠Any comments you would like to share about being matched with the Black Legend that your September 2023 Bursary was named after.

I am delighted to express my enthusiasm for being paired with Dr. Isaac Odame. Working within the healthcare realm, I find his influence to be truly inspirational, motivating me to aspire towards becoming an accomplished nurse, particularly in the field of pediatric nursing or as a nurse practitioner in the future.

2023 Academic/Personal Highlight

In my academic journey, I have maintained a strong commitment to learning and academic excellence. Having earned a sustainable GPA in my coursework, I have excelled in key subjects such as Biochemistry, Psychology, Professional Relationships in Nursing, and Nursing Theory. Being a nursing student embodies my commitment to developing into a skilled and kind medical practitioner. I'm excited to contribute my theoretical understanding, real-world expertise, and unshakable dedication to patient care to a cutting-edge healthcare setting. In the future, I hope to succeed academically and significantly contribute to the nursing field. I can't wait to work in community outreach programs, take part in research opportunities areas within nursing. I'm dedicated to developing the abilities and understanding required to offer patient-centred, evidence-based care.


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