Adaobi Princess Nwofor spoke
so highly of her year with Georgia Rotary Student Program that her brother
Obinna Kingsley Nwofor was quick to apply himself. Princess participated in the
Class of 2018-2019 and attended Oglethorpe University. She was sponsored by the
Rotary Clubs of Midtown Atlanta, Sandy Springs and Tucker. She was the
recipient of the Barbara M. and Donald L Thomas Peace Award from the Rotary
Club of Roswell within her class. She is currently working as a data analyst at
Kinglsey is participating in
the Class of 2023-24, attends Clayton State University and is sponsored by the
Rotary Clubs of Henry County and Lake Spivey. The siblings from Nigeria are
part of a family of six, with a mother who is a school teacher, and they value
family time. After her year with GRSP, Princess earned her undergraduate degree
followed by her master’s degree. She addressed current scholars at Conclave in
Macon and assured them the year ahead would be one of the best of their lives.
She stated she maintains connections with many of the Rotarians she met within
the program as well as her classmates.
Since 1946, the Georgia Rotarians have hosted more than
3,775 students from over 109 countries in an effort to promote world peace and
understanding. After their one-year experience, GRSP students return to
their countries and are expected to visit Rotary meetings and tell of their
year in Georgia. They also will be encouraging other prospective students
to apply for a scholarship.
The GRSP office works with alumni of our program and
Rotarians all over the world who endorse candidates for our program each
year. Our 2024-2025 scholarship application is now open through
October 31, 2023. Please let us know you have any questions, and if you ever
want us to host a virtual session to connect with any prospects and promote our
program. The official application,
which is completed entirely online, is available on the GRSP website at https://grsp.org/students/ , along with Application Guidelines and other information. If a potential applicant is unable to access the
online application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.