Albert Miller Jnr is the latest recipient of the Oceania Australia Foundation Scholarship program offered by ONOC last year to prospective student-athletes to train and study in the United States.
He will be departing Fiji this evening for 2 years and will be attending Southwestern Community College in the state of Iowa.
The Oceania Australia Foundation Scholarship program was established to provide new and expanded opportunities for the people of Oceania by ONOC.
Miller has a personal best of 10.9 seconds in the 100 metres and is well known for his quick reaction to the gun and explosive start and because of this; he has been the most likely option for lead off leg in 4x100m relay races.
Athletes who have gone through the program and managed to further their education at the conclusion of their scholarship include Ana Kaloucava, Sisilia Seavula and Younis Bese.
Other notable athletes who have also gone through the program include Inia Sili, Miriama Senokonoko, Alisha Dickinson, Roy Ravana, Ratutira Narara and Aaron Powell.
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