56 students receive 'Mohsen Ara Begum Scholarship'
DHAKA, June 26, 2022 (BSS) - A total of 56 students of Dhaka University's Islamic History and Culture department have been given 'Mohsen Ara Begum Scholarship' for their brilliant academic performance.
The meritorious students were awarded at a programme today titled 'Mohsen Ara Begum Endowment Fund Lecture and Scholarship Giving Ceremony' at the university's R.C Mojumder Arts Auditorium.
DU Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic) Dr ASM Maksud Kamal addressed the program as chief guest while vice-dean of King's College of London Professor John Wilson presented the keynote speech.
Arts Faculty Dean Professor Abdul Bashir and donor of the Mohsen Ara Begum Endowment Fund Professor Dr. Junayed Shafiq attended the function as special guest, with Islamic History and Culture department chairman Dr Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan in the chair.
Professor John Wilson presented his memorial lecture on "The Chaos of Empire: British Rule in South Asia and Its Implications for the History of Bangladesh" at the programme.