Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah Scholarship
London Metropolitan University, UK
|Scholarship / Financial aid: scholarships available|
Deadline: 31st May 2012
Open to: students from Bangladesh
This scholarship is in honour of Dr Muhammad Shahidullah, who was passionate about education.
History: Dr Muhammad Shahidullah was the first Indian Muslim to receive a doctorate degree. He graduated from the Sorbonne in Paris in 1928 and was awarded a PhD for his research on the distiches of the Charyapada, the earliest extant specimens of Bangla language.
After completing his doctorate, he returned to Bangladesh and started teaching. In 1937, when the Sanskrit and Bangla Department was split into two separate departments, he became head of the Bangla Department. He retired from this position in 1944.
The Dr Muhammad Shahidullah Scholarship supports one student from Bangladesh and covers the tuition fees for a Masters programme at London Metropolitan University.
HOW TO APPLY
Students applying for the Dr Muhammad Shahidullah Scholarship must hold an unconditional offer on one of our masters courses.
The application deadline is the 31st May for courses starting in September.
Student may fill in the application form and forward their application to our Bangladesh Office or apply online .
London Metropolitan University
Room L361 Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel
107 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue
Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh
Tel: (0) 2912 2404
Fax: (0) 2912 1028
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