Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited has awarded scholarship to 500 poor and meritorious students from different regions of the country. On 03rd December 2022, the Cheque of the scholarship was officially awarded through a ceremony organized at the Corporate Head Office of the Bank. There were 100 (one hundred) scholarship students personally attended the program and received the scholarship money. The scholarship money of the remaining 400 scholarship students will be paid into their respective bank accounts within a specified period.
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 Director of the Bank and Chairman of the Bank Foundation Dr. Anwer Hossain Khan, MP presided over in the ceremony. The director of Shahjalal Islami Bank and Chairman of the Bank's Executive Committee, Mr. Akkas Uddin Mollah and the Managing Director & CEO of the Bank Mr. Mosleh Uddin Ahmed delivered speech at the program.
In the scholarship program Dr. Etana Azad who recently completed MBBS Degree from Dhaka Medical College and received scholarship from Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited in previous year expressed her feelings and gratitude to the Bank. Moreover, among the scholarship nominated students Nusrat Jahan Oishi and Md Rimon Akand were also delivered speech in the program. Among the 500 scholarship students, there are 145 male SSC level students and 155 female students, 110 HSC level male students and 90 female students. In 2021, 500 students who have passed the SSC and HSC examination will be given total amount of scholarship Tk.4,19,00,000.00 (four crore nineteen lac) for completing the courses.
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 scholarships to poor and talented students from different parts of the country. Shahjalal Islami Bank Foundation stands by the poor and talented students even in the current global economic recession. Inshallah, our helping hands will be extended in the near future in the field of cooperation of talented people. The Chairman of the Bank Mohammed Younus, urged people from all walks of life to come forward to ensure fair and quality education for everyone in the society.
The Chairman of Foundation Committee of the Bank Dr. Anwer Hossain Khan, MP expressed his hope that, all these achievements of the insolvent families would play a significant role in the socio-economic development of the country along with improving the students by getting higher education.
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.