Bangladesh Govt. Increasing ICT Scholarship. Bangladesh Govt. will increasing ICT scholarship amount for ICT related research. The government is planning to raise funds for scholarship and fellowship for ICT-related research to build it ten times the offered amount which is currently Tk 2 lakhs only.
Bangladesh Govt. Increasing ICT Scholarship
The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division under the Posts, Telecommunication and Information Technology Ministry has proposed to modify the existing innovation scholarship policy on ICT development that was devised last year.
“Bangladesh Govt. decided to increase ICT Scholarship amount Tk 2 lakhs to Tk 20 lakhs only by sought approval of the ICT Division and Tk 20 lakhs is the highest scholarship for any outstanding research proposal in the field of ICT”- According to the proposal.
Though after receiving the proposal, the Finance Ministry placed its own proposal and said up to Tk 25 lakhs might be granted in this view.
The ministry’s recommendation also added that if the research proposal is found to be practical, up to Tk25 lakhs can be selected in two installments”.
The ICT Division also proposed an adjustment to the policy for increasing the lowest amount of scholarship to Tk5 laksh from existing Tk10, 000. It also proposed generate two more scholarship categories of Tk 5 lakhs to Tk 10 lakhs and Tk 10 lakhs to Tk 20 lakhs sorts.
ICT Division Secretary Nazrul Islam Khan said that they have placed the proposal according to the plan, as ICT is a very active and innovative sector and they recommended increasing funding as allocation would depend on effective proposals. For more information on Bangladesh Govt. Increasing ICT Scholarship and related visit this website.