Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah Scholarship for Postgraduate Bangladeshi students

Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: London Metropolitan University
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
London Metropolitan University (LMU) is happy to offer the Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah Scholarship for Bangladeshi students who intend to pursue postgraduate courses at the LMU.

The Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah 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.

The Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah Scholarship is offered to eligible students of Bangladeshi origin for the 2012/2013 academic year. All interested students are encouraged to apply.

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
Citizens of Bangladesh ONLY

Participating Institutions
London Metropolitan University; UK

Fields of study
Any field of study at masters level

Number of awards
One scholarship is on the offer for successful applicants

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.

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

It is important to visit the official website (link to it s below) for complete information

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

London Metropolitan University, commonly known as London Met, is a public research university in London, England. The University of North London (formerly the Polytechnic of North London) and London Guildhall University (formerly the City of London Polytechnic) merged in 2002 to create the university. With roots going back to 1848, it is one of London's oldest educational institutions. The university has campuses in the City of London and in the London Borough of Islington, a museum, archives and libraries. Special collections include the TUC Library, the Irish Studies Collection and the Frederick Parker Collection.

Application Deadline: 31 May 2012
Open to International students: No

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