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Jane Oyekan


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Hello! My name is Jane Oyekan, and I am a first-generation Nigerian-American from Landover, Maryland. I am a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, obtaining my Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. One of my life goals is to become a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. I am passionate about using my life experiences to improve the lives of others through community service. A scholarship from would help me reach my goal of graduating debt-free and remind me that others support my journey on improving the lives of those surrounding me.


University of Pennsylvania

Bachelor's degree program
2021 - 2025
  • Majors:
    • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing


  • Desired degree level:

    Doctoral degree program (PhD, MD, JD, etc.)

  • Graduate schools of interest:

  • Transfer schools of interest:

  • Majors of interest:

  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Hospital & Health Care

    • Dream career goals:

      Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

    • Companion and Home Health Aid ; Assist patients in dialysis, provide them with food and water, insure patient comfort. Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.

      Better Lives Health Care Agency
      2020 – Present4 years
    • Social Media Consultant; Social media channels: Instagram, Facebook, TikTok. Grew businesses follower average from 10 a week to 100. Collaborating with influencers, leading to beginning of Brand Ambassadorship program

      Super Beauty Beauty Supply Store
      2020 – 2020
    • Customer Service: Help customers create their meals Cashier work, Restock food and beverages, Clean dining area

      2021 – 2021


    • Infectious Diseases

      Penn Undergraduate Research Mentorship Program — Intern
      2022 – Present
    • Neurobiology and Neurosciences

      Bowie State University's Natural Sciences Department — Intern
      2020 – 2021

    Public services

    • Volunteering

      Penn Memory Center — Volunteer
      2022 – Present
    • Volunteering

      Campus Curlz — Editor In-Chief
      2022 – Present
    • Volunteering

      Camp Kesem — Diversity and Inclusion Board; Camp Counselor
      2021 – Present
    • Volunteering

      The Natural Hair Club — Organizer
      2019 – 2021

    Future Interests