A total of 350 financially challenged students of different departments under the Faculty of Business Studies of Dhaka University received scholarship.
Vice-Chancellor of the university Prof Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman handed over the scholarships among the students as the chief guest at a function at the conference room of Business Studies faculty on Thursday.
Dean of the faculty Prof Shibli Rubayat-Ul- Islam presided over the function while Managing Director of First Security Islamic Bank Limited Syed Waseque Md. Ali, Deputy Managing Director of NCC Bank Limited Khondoker Nayeemul Kabir and Deputy Managing Director of BRAC Bank Limited Chowdhury Akhtar Asif addressed it as special guests.
Prof. Dr. Razia Begum of DU Marketing Department and Prof. Dr. Hasina Sheykh of DU Banking and Insurance Department also addressed the function among others.
Prof Akhtaruzzaman called upon the rich people of the society and philanthropists to come forward with their helping hands for financially challenged students. He stressed on the need for making inclusive society to achieve sustainable development goal.
NCC Bank Limited, First Security Islamic Bank Limited and BRAC Bank Limited have donated the money for the scholarship.