Shad Entrance Scholarships for Black Students – Ariyo Ajibulu
Q: Tell us about yourself
I’m a 15-year-old Christian male who is passionate about football, literature, computers, and anime. I enjoy spending my free time reading books, exploring the world of technology, and immersing myself in captivating anime series. These interests have shaped my perspective and allowed me to develop a well-rounded approach to life.
Q: Why do you want to participate in the Shad program/What are you most looking forward to?
I want to participate in the Shad program because it presents a unique opportunity to expand my horizons and connect with like-minded individuals who share my passion for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). I’m most looking forward to the chance to engage in hands-on projects, collaborate with talented peers, and gain valuable insights from industry professionals. The program’s immersive learning environment is appealing as it encourages exploration and fosters personal growth.
Q: What motivates or sparks your curiosity in STEAM and/or entrepreneurship?
What motivates me in the fields of STEAM and entrepreneurship is the ever-evolving nature of these fields. I’m fascinated by the possibilities that arise from scientific discoveries, technological advancements, and creative problem-solving. The prospect of being at the forefront of innovation and making a meaningful impact on the world drives my curiosity. I enjoy exploring how different disciplines intersect and finding innovative solutions to real-world challenges.
Q: How do you envision your future?
As for my future, I envision myself pursuing a career that combines my interests in STEAM, entrepreneurship, and my love for literature. I aspire to explore the intersection of technology and creativity, perhaps through fields like digital media, game design, or even artificial intelligence. I hope to contribute to the development of innovative technologies that positively impact society while also fostering my passion for storytelling. Ultimately, I aim to make a difference in the world and inspire others through my work.
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