21 DU students get SWED Trust scholarship


DHAKA, July 26, 2018 (BSS) – A total of 21 students studying under different academic sessions at Soil, Water and Environment Department (SWED) of Dhaka University (DU) were awarded SWED Trust Fund scholarship today.

DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Akhtaruzzaman distributed the cheques for scholarship money and certificates among the awardees at a function at the department’s auditorium on the campus here, said a DU press release.

Among the scholarship recipients, 12 got stipends while seven talent pool scholarships and two gold medals.

The stipend awardees are Md Amir Hossain, Sadiya Lina Alfi, Md Muhidul Islam, Mahbub Hasan Talukder, Md Rana Arafat, Farhana Feroze Meem, Mst Umme Salma, Md Mahfuz Islam, Md Omar Sani Akan, Fatema Tuz Zohra, Naima Nargis and Md Saiful Islam.

The talent pool scholarship recipients include Md Harun Miah, Md Akib Al Mahir, Md Raisuddin Shikder, Saif Shahrukh, Md Sajjadul Islam and Ms Nafisa Rahman Anika.

The two the gold medal awardees are Juyaira Binte Zasim and Sumaiya Chowdhury.

DU SWED Chairman Professor Md Didar-ul-Alam presided over the function while Executive Director of the SWED Trust Fund Professor Md Akhter Hossain Khan conducted it.

In the function, it was informed that the department will launch another scholarship after the name of its former professor Aminul Islam from the next year.

Aminul Islam’s spouse Helena Islam was present in the function, among others.