Five students of the Mass Communication and Journalism department of Dhaka University (DU) on Sunday received 'Editor Abdus Salam Trust Fund' scholarships for their excellent academic results in the BSS examination, reports UNB.
Besides, Bangladesh's first female photojournalist Sayeda Khanam received 'Lifetime Achievement Award' for her contribution to the journalism sector at a programme held at the Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury auditorium of Social Science building at the university.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman handed over the award and scholarships among the recipients as the chief guest.
DU Treasurer Prof Dr Md Kamal Uddin presided over the function while Chairman of the Mass Communication and Journalism department Prof Dr Kaberi Gayen spoke among others.
The recipients of the scholarships are Dipok Chandra Roy, Monir Uddin, Md Raihan Kabir, Md Chunnu Khan and Md Mahabubur Rahaman.