Adewale Babatunde is a 24-year-old graduate of the University of Lagos, who obtained a B.Sc in Petroleum and Gas Engineering with a CGPA of 4.90/5.0, finishing as the second best graduating student in his class and with several undergraduate scholarship awards. He was born and raised in Surulere, Lagos State, and is the second of three children in a family of four. Adewale is currently undergoing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme as an Operations Trainee at Montego Upstream Services Limited where he learns from and contributes to the planning and execution of contracted field projects pertaining to drilling support. Other than constantly seeking out opportunities to volunteer for impactive initiatives, he enjoys playing football, watching movies, and reading fiction novels. Adewale found out about MT Scholarships on a WhatsApp group chat and is excitedly grateful for the opportunity to be able to apply to schools in the US with graduate programs that align with his career interests, and consequently be on the path to achieving his short- and long-term goals in academia, private sector, and public service.