Five students of Dhaka University’s Islamic history and culture department have been awarded the “Prof Dr Habiba Khatun Scholarship” for their outstanding academic results in BA Honours examinations.
The scholarship recipients are Md Azim Uddin, Md Redwanul Karim, Md Abdullah Al Matin, Tauhid-E-Jahan and Syed Md Muntasir Muhaymin, reports UNB.
DU vice-chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman distributed scholarship among the students at a function held on Monday at the VC’s lounge of the university, said a press release.
Acting chairman of the Islamic history and culture department professor Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan, chairperson of the geography and environment department professor Hafiza Khatun, donor of the trust fund professor Habiba Khatun, professor Md Mahfuzul Islam, professor AKM Golam Rabbani, professor Mohammad Siddiqur Rahman Khan and acting registrar Md Enamuzzaman were, among others, present on the occasion.
The VC urged the students to become worthy citizens.
He said meritorious students have to play an effective role in making Bangladesh a prosperous country.
Habiba Khatun is a retired professor of the Islamic history and culture department.