82,473 get primary scholarships

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Dhaka, Apr 03: A total of 82,473 students got scholarships in the examinations of Primary Education Certificate 2017.Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman on Tuesday announced the list of scholarship recipients at a press conference at his ministry’s conference room in the secretariat.

The scholarships were given in two categories – talent pool and general – on the basis of highest marks in the examinations held in November last year.

Of the scholarships, 32,998 students were selected for talent pool scholarships while 49,475 got in general category.

The recipients of talent pool category would get Tk 300 monthly while the general scholarship recipients would get Tk 225 monthly for the next three years.

The list of scholarships is available in the Directorate of Primary Education’s website: www.dpe.gov.bd.