70 Bangladeshis get Australian scholarships | 2018-09-19 | daily-sun.com

70 Bangladeshis get Australian scholarships

Staff Correspondent     19 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

A total of 70 Bangladeshis have been selected for Australia Awards scholarships for 2019, said the Australian High Commission to Bangladesh on Tuesday.

They have been selected beating more than 600 Bangladeshis applied for Australia Awards scholarships this year.

The selected awardees will commence their masters level study in Australian universities in February 2019.  The Awardees will undertake degrees at several of Australia’s top universities in a range of fields, including public finance, cyber security, environment, engineering, international trade and development.

Australian High Commissioner Julia Niblett said “We were very impressed with the high standard of applicants, with respect to both their commitment to their studies and aspirations to continue to drive economic development in Bangladesh on their return.