A total of 56 students from poor families were given scholarship under Bhola sadar upazila on Tuesday, reports BSS.
Grameen Jano Unnayan Sangstha (GJUS) in cooperation with PKSF organised the scholarship giving ceremony at its office today.
Chairman of Bhola district parishad Abdul Momin Tulu addressed the function as the chief guest while GJUS executive director Zakir Hossain Mahin presided over it.
Each student received a cheque of Taka 12,000.
At the function, speakers said despite a number of challenges, Bangladesh has some remarkable and praiseworthy achievements in the education sector.
Distribution of free textbook among the students of primary and secondary levels, increased enrolment rate and eradicating gender inequality in primary and secondary education have already been acknowledged in different international forums, they added.