A total of 60 students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) are going to get National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship.
The ministry of science and technology will award the fellowships to pursue the higher education under the project titled “Ministry of Science and Technology’s Research Aid Project.”
Of them, 27 students have been selected for physics category, nine for biology and medical science and 24 for food and agriculture science.
A total of 2446 students from different prestigious public universities have been selected for the fellowship.
When contacted SUST Vice-Chancellor Professor Farid Uddin Ahmed on Saturday told Bangladesh Post, “It is a matter of great pleasure and distinct honour to the university.”
“We think our students and teachers will be encouraged to do more research on Bangladesh’s development. No achievement is possible without research,” he added.
He also said, “There is alternative to conduct research for building skilled human resources for the country.”
“Our students and teachers can play a pioneering role in building skilled human resources to keep pace with the world,” Farid Uddin Ahmed said.
“Besides, we hope our university will continue marching forward. And once it will be the centre of learning and research,” he added.
A group of students of SUST said our institution would create new generation of leaders and scholars in Bangladesh.