May 1, 2012

Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah Scholarship for Postgraduate Bangladeshi students

Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah Scholarship for Postgraduate Bangladeshi students

Study Subjects: Any field
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Scholarship Provider: LMU
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Scholarship Description
This scholarship is in honour of Dr Muhammad Shahidullah, who was passionate about education.
Dr Muhammad Shahidullah was the first Indian Muslim to receive a doctorate degree. He graduated from the Sorbonne in Paris in 1928 and was awarded a PhD for his research on the distiches of the Charyapada, the earliest extant specimens of Bangla language.
After completing his doctorate, he returned to Bangladesh and started teaching. In 1937, when the Sanskrit and Bangla Department was split into two separate departments, he became head of the Bangla Department. He retired from this position in 1944.

Eligibility
Students applying for the Dr Muhammad Shahidullah Scholarship must hold an unconditional offer on one of our masters courses.

Selection criteria: London met's scholarship is decided anually by a panel of eminent academics and business people in Bangladesh.
"It is very important for us that these scholarships are decided in Bangladesh, by Bangladeshis and the University", said Mark Bickerton, Director of Student Recruitment and International development at London Metropolitan University.
Eligible groups
Students of Bangladeshi origin

Participating Institutions
London Metropolitan University; UK

Fields of study
Any field of study at masters level

Number of awards
One

Sponsorship duration
Whole duration of programme

Scholarship benefits
The Dr Muhammad Shahidullah Scholarship supports one student from Bangladesh and covers the tuition fees for a Masters programme

Method of Application
Students applying for this Scholarship must hold an unconditional offer on one of our masters courses.
Student may fill in the application form (.doc) and forward their application to our Bangladesh Office (see 'Contact' below) or apply online.

NOTE: The application deadline is the 31st May for courses starting in September.

Contact
London Metropolitan University
Bangladesh Office
Room L361 Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel
107 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue
Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh
Tel: (0) 2912 2404
Fax: (0) 2912 1028
Email: bangladesh@londonmet.ac.uk
Web: www.londonmet.ac.uk/bangladesh

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31st May (September class) every year
Scholarship Open to International students: No

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