AUW student receives scholarship from HSBC
01 February 2015, Nirapad News: The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) and the Asian University for Women (AUW) in Chittagong have recently signed an agreement to award a scholarship of fifty thousand pounds (£50,000) to a meritorious student of the Asian University for Women over a five year period. The selected student has been awarded the scholarship based on her meritocracy and will be identified as an HSBC Scholar at AUW. She is a first year undergraduate student, who is planning to major in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) at AUW.
The purpose of the programme is to provide an undergraduate scholarship to a deserving talent. The programme will provide up to £10,000 in the first year and for each subsequent year of study until 5 years, subject to satisfactory progression and performance in the following academic years.The award was announced jointly by Mr. Robert S. Hermelin, Head of Human Resources, HSBC Bangladesh and John Schroeder, Interim Dean of Faculty, AUW in presence of teachers of the university, Abdullah Al Jubayer, Corporate Sustainability Manager, HSBC Bangladesh and other HSBC officials, said a statement.