ATLANTA, GA (05/10/2021)– Georgia State University student Nebechi Okpala has been awarded the Cooley Scholarship in the Sciences.
Okpala, of Loganville, is a neuroscience major in the College of Arts & Sciences.
The award goes to a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 grade-point average and demonstrated financial need. The recipient must be majoring in science, math, or one of the other STEM fields.
The College of Arts & Sciences provides a skills-based liberal arts and sciences education for Atlanta’s diverse, next-generation workforce.
Georgia State University, an enterprising urban public research university, is a national leader in graduating students from widely diverse backgrounds.
The student body of nearly 52,000 demonstrates that students from all backgrounds can achieve at high rates with unsurpassed connections to the city’s business, government, nonprofit and cultural organizations.