Scholarships for Bangladeshi students
Live Corresponddent: Given the steep cost of studies at certain universities in developed countries, scholarships are the only answer to many students who aspire to acquire their higher education abroad. Here is key information for five prestigious scholarships in the world.
Fulbright Scholarship is very popular among Bangladeshi students and professionals. This is the flagship international exchange scholarship program between the US government and 155 countries.
Erasmus Mundus is another popular scholarship programme. It is funded by the European Union. This aims to enhance the quality of higher education and promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through mobility and academic cooperation. There are more than 130 Master programmes in a variety of fields of study under this programme. Information is available at EU's website http://eacea.ec.europa.eu.
Chevening Scholarships (UK) is another prestigious scholarhip programme. The programme is funded by UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. All information regarding this scholarship and its deadline can be found at Chevening's website http://www.chevening.org/
Home page of Chevening Scholarship Programmer`s websiteThe Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship is for students of Commonwealth countries. It aims at students of Commonwealth countries who can make a significant contribution to their home country after the completion of a higher education programme in the UK. http://www.ugc.gov.bd/e
The Australian Awards is a prestigious scholarship programme run by the Australian government. They are a whole-of-government initiative bringing together scholarships and fellowships administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade the Department of Education and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
The award benefits include full tuition fees, return air travel, establishment allowance-a once only payment of A$5,000 and other benefits. All information can be found at its website http://australiaawards.gov.au
Dhaka, 27 April(campuslive24.com)//MI