Twenty-one female students at the College of Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have benefited from the Dr Rose Whittaker Endowment Fund.
The beneficiaries, made up of 16 undergraduate and 5 postgraduate students, were awarded for their exceptional academic performance in Physics and Meteorology, and Climate Science. They received GHC2,000 each.
The undergraduate beneficiaries were Awafu Faustina, Abayie Deborah, Afulang Carolina A., Agyei Priscilla, Aryeetey Esther Naa S., Akurugo Millicent, Osei-Tutu Deborah, Nsiah Konadu Elizabeth, Tsey Millicent, Nyaaba Suleman Samiratu, Apaw Mercy Mawunyo, Akoto Doris Kyerewaa, Kyeremanteng Beatrice, Nsiah Heidu, Achaab Matilda and Agyapong Keren-Happuch.
The postgraduate awardees include Ackaah Gyasi Mansa, Nartey Christiana Nartekie, Mumuni Rukaya, Adu Abigail Kafui and Asiamah Benedicta Barikisu.
The Whittaker Endowment Fund was started by the late Dr K. C. Whittaker in 1998 to award excellent female students in Physics.
The award scheme was established to attract female students to pursue a career in Physics and Meteorology, and Climate Science programmes.
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