Shahjalal Islami Bank PLC has awarded scholarship to 250 meritorious poor students who passed the HSC examination in 2022 from different regions of the country. On 23rd December 2023, the Cheque of the scholarship was officially handed over through a ceremony organized at the Corporate Head Office of the Bank. There were 50 (fifty) scholarship students attended the event and received the scholarship money. The remaining 200 students will receive the scholarship money in their respective bank accounts.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank, Mr. Mohammed Younus was present as the chief guest at the scholarship awarding ceremony while The Managing Director & CEO of the Bank Mr. Mosleh Uddin Ahmed presided over in the ceremony. Among others the Additional Managing Directors of the Bank Mr. S. M. Mainuddin Chowdhury, Mr. Mian Quamrul Hasan Chowdhury and Mr. M. Akhter Hossain, the Deputy Managing Directors Mr. Imtiaz U. Ahmed & Mr. Md. Nazimuddoula and the SEVP & Company Secretary of the Bank Mr. Md. Abul Bashar were also present in the program. The Head of Public Relations Division & Bank Foundation of the Bank Mr. Md. Shamsuddoha (Shimu) moderated the program.
In the scholarship program Md. Jakaria, Md. Atiqul Islam and Shammi Akter delivered speech by expressing his feelings from the scholarship students. Among the 250 scholarship students, there are 125 Male students and 125 female students. A total of Tk. 3,17,50,000.00 (three crore seventeen lac fifty thousand) will be given as scholarship to 250 students who passed the HSC examination in 2022 and are currently studying at honours level in various universities of the country.
In the speech of Chief Guest Mr. Mohammed Younus the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank said that since 2006, Shahjalal Islami Bank has been providing scholarship to poor and talented students from different parts of the country. Shahjalal Islami Bank Foundation has always stood by the side of poor and talented students to fulfill the dreams; it deserves great appreciation. Inshallah, our helping hand will be extended in the near future in the field of cooperation for talented people. The Chairman of the bank, Mr. Mohammed Younus, urged people from all walks of life to come forward to ensure fair and quality education for everyone in the society.
The Managing Director & CEO of the Bank Mr. Mosleh Uddin Ahmed said that this scholarship provided by Shahjalal Islami Bank is not only financial support to the talented students but also motivation, courage and encouragement. The recognition given by the bank to the meritorious students is in recognition of the hard work that the students from the disadvantaged groups of the society have achieved in the past years. We want them to concentrate on their studies with best enthusiasm in the future and work for the development of their own, family, society and above all the destiny of the country. Educated population is the main driving force of the country. He urged the scholarship students to become good people besides getting the certificate and use their talent for the welfare of the country.