The Miss Curvy pageant has hit a ‘jackpot’ as Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma, Vice Chancellor of Victoria University, has confirmed that the institution will offer a full scholarship to the winner of the pageant. The scholarship will cover all her tuition in any course of her choice.
Besides the winner, all the other 24 contestants who are willing to pursue studies at the university will also have their tuition covered 70%.
“Our aim in partnering with Miss Curvy is to impart and provide knowledge to the contestants through the scholarships; this will result into career growth,” Sharma said.
“We are giving them free short courses in public speaking and presentation so that they may effectively transfer their leadership skills, implant the message of having pride in who they are, inspire and motivate others who may be facing similar challenges what they have faced in the past,” he added.
The university offers Masters, Bachelors, Diploma and Foundation programs under four faculties of; Health Sciences, Business and Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology and the Department of Petroleum and Energy Studies.