Dare Ogungbemi is a 26 yr old native of Ibadan, Oyo State. The second born in a family of three kids, he enjoys reading and meeting people and is currently employed as a graduate engineer in Ove Arup and partners Nigeria. A First-class graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, he graduated as the best student in the department of Civil Engineering and was the recipient of the Ifedayo Akintunde Geotechnical Engineering prize for the student with the best overall performance in Geotechnical Engineering in the B.Sc. degree examination in Civil Engineering for Dec 2018. Dare loves challenges as he sees them as the opportunity to learn new things. He learnt about the scholarship through a friend who uploaded it on his graduating class WhatsApp group and believes that getting to write this exam moves him closer to the actualization of his dream of obtaining a Master’s degree in the US. He is interested in specializing in water resources/hydraulics engineering and plans to gather substantial level of experience from the high level of technological know-how available in the US before coming back to Nigeria to apply the knowledge learnt.