We have great news! Four of our seven candidates have been offered full scholarships from top liberal arts colleges and universities!
We were able to leverage a small pool of money into almost $1M in scholarship funds. Each scholarship is worth approximately $225,000. Open A Door was able to leverage a small pool of money donated from friends and family into scholarships at top American universities valued at almost $1M.
Out of more than 4,100 college and universities in the United States*, the Open A Door Students were accepted into the following schools.
— Rina Ntagozera is going to Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania. Ranked #10 in Liberal Arts Colleges by US News & World Report.
— Sharon Damas Batamuriza is going to Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. Ranked #102 in Liberal Arts Colleges by US News & World Report.
— Charlotte Mugisha is going to Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. Ranked #42 in Liberal Arts Colleges by US News & World Report.
— Denyse Niwenshuti is going to Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Ranked #38 in Universities by US News & World Report. She also received offers from Bucknell (#29), Northwestern (#12) and Lafayette (#40), and was wait listed at Stanford (#5).
We are so proud of the girls and incredibly grateful for the outstanding support we have received from the wonderful admissions departments and all of OAD’s supporters.
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