Women BD Desk:
An announcement was made providing scholarships to a total of 50 Bangladeshis which are funded by the Australian government at a Farewell and Welcome Home event on October 30.
Fields of study include architecture, climate change, cyber-security, digital communication, education, engineering, environmental law, international and development economics, public policy, public health and technology in Australia’s world-class universities.
“I’m pleased to announce that the Australian Government has awarded 50 new Australia Awards masters level scholarships for study in Australia commencing in 2020”, said Julia Niblett, Australian high commissioner to Bangladesh.
She also added: “The knowledge and skills developed during their studies will equip them to contribute to their workplaces and to the development of Bangladesh.”
The Honourable Speaker thanked the Australian Government for the human capacity development opportunities provided by Australia Awards.
She said: “A fully engaged, educated, healthy and productive professional group of people can help break multi-generational poverty, can be resilient in the face of personal and societal threats, and, as skilled and informed citizens, can contribute effectively to the strengthening of their communities and nation.”