Mizo girl Hmangaihzuali receives nearly Rs 2.8 crore for pursuing studies in AUW, Dhaka
First Published: 28th January, 2022 17:27 IST
Mizoram’s Hmangaihzuali, daughter of a small landholding farmer is all set to pursue studies at the prestigious Asian University for Women (AUW) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, after receiving a scholarship of
Mizoram’s Hmangaihzuali, daughter of a small landholding farmer is all set to pursue studies at the prestigious Asian University for Women (AUW) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, after receiving a scholarship of $375,000 ( equivalent to nearly Rs. 2.8 crore).
Hmangaihzuali, hailing from a humble background, is one of the five recipients of a scholarship from Syngenta, a global agricultural firm based in the US.
The stipend shall cover her tuition, boarding, health coverage, supplies for five years. The other four recipients of the scholarship are all from Bangladesh.
A resident of Mizoram’s Thingsul, Hmangaihzuali shall pursue an undergraduate course in economics, politics, philosophy and public policy in AUW.
Also Read: Mizoram: Khamrang-Sihhmui railway line to be completed by Dec 2023
Hmangaihzuali expressed happiness upon receiving the scholarship stating that it has made her dream of going to a university possible.
Syngenta awards scholarships to interested students from farm-based communities after assessing their academic performance and leadership capabilities.
Students are also given an opportunity to work as an intern with the agri-based firm.
The Asian University for Women has more than 900 students from nearly 19 countries of Asia with two pre-collegiate programs and a three-year undergraduate programme.
TOPMOST STORY NOW
Live NESO condemns vandalisation of NSF central office in Kohima28th May 2023
Live Manipur continues to remain tense, fresh firing reported overnight28th May 2023
Live Hrithik Roshan wins IIFA 2023 ‘Best Actor’ award for ‘Vikram Vedha’28th May 2023
Live IIFA 2023: Alia Bhatt wins top acting award, skips ceremony28th May 2023
YMA urges ECI to expedite process for deleting names of Bru voters’ from electoral roll
In a letter to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), the YMA implored the central poll panel to delete all the names of Bru voters27th May 2023
Mizoram food dept warns against consumption of Rohu fish, prohibitory order issued on sale
The FDA said that several complaints have been received that the Rohu fish smelled of kerosene, the administration has launched an inquiry27th May 2023
BD Chakma resigns as BJP District Chief of CADC
Chakma, the lone BJP legislator in the Mizoram legislative assembly, resigned taking moral responsibility for BJP’s poor show at the CADC polls23rd May 2023
Meth worth Rs 33.33 cr seized in Mizoram
The meth was seized by a team of Assam Rifles and Special Narcotics Cell officials from Thuampui neighbourhood in Aizawl23rd May 2023
MNF to form CADC govt, RM Chakma appointed CEM today, to be sworn in soon
Mizoram Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati today appointed Chakma as the next chief executive member (CEM)22nd May 2023