13-Year-old born with ‘developmental delays’ accepted to university

13-Year-old born with ‘developmental delays’ accepted to university

- 13-year-old Nina has been accepted to the Mary Baldwin University, Virginia, USA

- The teen prodigy was born with developmental delays but has defeated the odds

- Nina has been accepted to university with $20,000 in scholarships

- She still requires $13,800 to pursue her dream to become a surgeon

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At only 13, Nina has been accepted to Mary Baldwin University, Virginia with $20,000 in merit scholarships.

Despite being born with developmental delays and being non-verbal as a child, Nina didn’t let that stop her.

Blackculturenews.com reports that with speech, physical and occupational therapy, she strives to fulfil her potential and dream of becoming a doctor.

Nina’s dream has always been to become a doctor and she has never looked back in spite of the challenges.

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The young genius was blessed with $20,000 in merit scholarships, leaving a $13,800 gap which, if funded, would see her inch closer to her dream of becoming a surgeon.

Since being accepted just a few weeks ago, Nina has been searching for and applying for every scholarship whose deadline has not already passed.

Unfortunately, almost all scholarships have a requirement of a high school transcript, Senior in HS or a minimum age of 18.

Nina has not given up! She is still working hard to raise money to fund her education.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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