Demilade Adewole
2022-2023 Junior
From Chesapeake, VA
Previous Recipient 2021; 2020
Demilade Adewole
$4,500 Rolls-Royce STEM Scholarship sponsored by Rolls-Royce STEM Recipient


University of Virginia


Statistics/Computer Science

Academic & Extracirricular Highlights:

  • 3.93 College GPA
  • UVA Echols Scholar Program
  • UVA Engineering School Tutor


“As an Echols Scholar at The University of Virginia, she still continues to strive for excellence. In addition to her studies, she is a part of organizations such as: My Sister’s Keeper, Yahweh Night Ministry, Oneway Christian Fellowship and the African Students Association. Her pursuit of self-improvement is insatiable and her mind never seems to run out of innovative views on any subject matter….She is a proven leader who would excel at any academic program and has proven to be an outstanding addition to The University of Virginia.”

~ Samuel Olatunbosun – Assistant Professor

“Coming from a home of Nigerian immigrants gave me a first-hand experience of the importance of one’s socioeconomic status. I have experienced both humble beginnings and days where provisions were plentiful, but the genuine struggle I experienced has molded me into the person I am today. As the first born of 17 grandchildren, pursuing a higher education is not only a duty, but also a privilege. With this scholarship, I can continue to confidently embark upon this journey.”

~ Demilade