Victoria University has granted a full scholarship to their student who was at the weekend crowned Miss Uganda Elite 2023/2024.
Nassuna Husinah, who is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science, was on March 18, 2023 crowned Miss Uganda Elite 2023/2024.
Prof. Lawrence Muganga, the Vice Chancellor of Victoria University, said they are supporting Nassuna due to her resilience, determination, and hope.
“Coming from a childhood of poverty and emotional turmoil, she faced significant challenges in her journey to the top. Despite the odds, she refused to let these difficulties hold her back and continued to work tirelessly towards her goals. Her victory is not only a celebration of her own achievements but also a symbol of the power of determination and hard work,” Prof. Muganga said in statement.
He added: “This is why we are delighted to grant her a full paid scholarship to pursue her Bachelor of Nursing Degree to completion. Furthermore, if she ever chooses to pursue a Master of Nursing or any other postgraduate degree, Victoria University will grant her a scholarship to accomplish that milestone,” he added.
Prof. Muganga explained that role of the university is not only to educate their students but also to support and empower them in achieving their goals and aspirations.
“We want to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Husinah on this incredible achievement. Her success is an inspiration to all of us and a testament to the exceptional caliber of students at Victoria University. We believe that she will continue to represent us with distinction at the international level including Miss Elite World contest which is scheduled to take place in Egypt, come May 2023,” he said.
“We also want to express our sincere gratitude to all the Ugandans and citizens of the world who supported Husinah in this competition. Your votes played an important role in her success, and we are incredibly grateful for your support. It is through your kindness and generosity that we can continue to support our students in achieving their goals and aspirations,” he added.
He also congratulated Hanna Karema Tumukunde for being crowned Miss Uganda 2023, as well as the first and second runners-up, Whitney Martha Ademun and Agwang Proscy Premah.
“You have set an excellent example for other young girls with a dream to succeed in life and make it to the top,” he said.
The Vice Chancellor further said that Victoria University is committed to providing an education that not only imparts knowledge but also develops character, leadership, and a desire to make a positive impact in the world.
“We are immensely proud of all our students and the incredible things they achieve. We will continue to support and empower them to achieve their dreams and make a positive difference in the world. Congratulations once again to Husinah Nassuna, and we look forward to seeing all the incredible things she will accomplish in the future,” he said.