More than 350 students who passed the GCE Advanced Level examination 2013 with flying colours will receive scholarships abroad to follow higher studies.
Higher Education Ministry sources said students who performed well at A/L Examinations are granted foreign scholarships annually.
This is the first time our students received such a large number of scholarships. Students who obtained higher Z-scores are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Under the first phase of the scholarship scheme,
Seven scholarships will be granted to the students to follow higher studies in medical and dental sciences in Bangladesh, Applications have been called for the scholarship scheme. Interviews are scheduled to be held in the first week of January.
Meanwhile, 180 scholarships will be offered to students in graduate and doctoral studies in India. Interviews will be held at the end of next month.
Students will also be granted a considerable number of scholarships under the Commonwealth higher education program to study in China, Russia, Japan, Nepal and Cuba.