- Buhle Dlulane won a scholarship to the African Leadership University
- ALU granted 100 scholarships to celebrate Madiba's centenary
- Buhle took to Twitter to celebrate the news
A proud South African lady took to Twitter to celebrate winning a prestigious scholarship to the African Leadership University (ALU).
Buhle Dlulane is among 100 students awarded the Mandela 100 scholarships to celebrate Nelson Mandela's centenary, Briefly.co.za learned.
She couldn't contain her excitement at the inspiring news, indicating that she was in tears.
In a subsequent tweet, Buhle revealed that she will be pursuing an undergraduate degree at ALU, which has campuses in Rwanda and Mauritius.
MINDS Africa and the Graca Machel Trust are funding the Mandela 100 scholarships, whose beneficiaries are drawn from across Africa.
Buhle said the scholarship means everything to her and her family, and that she deserves it after putting in so much hard work.
Buhle is also the founder of Bee Feminist, an initiative aimed at promoting equality, education and empowerment among African girls.
Her followers congratulated her and wished her all the best in her studies, which she will start in September. See some of their reactions below.
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