82,422 students get primary scholarships

82,422 students get primary scholarships

A total of 82,422 students have obtained primary scholarships this year.

Primary and mass education state minister Zakir Hossain announced the results at a press conference at the secretariat on Tuesday.

Of the recipients, 33,000 students got scholarship in merit quota and 49,422 in general quota.

A total of 78 more scholarships have been reserved. A section of students whose results have been changed after reassessment may get these scholarships.

Those who got scholarship in merit quota will receive Tk 300 per month while those who got scholarship in general quota will be given Tk 225 per month. This scholarship is provided till class VIII.

The state minister said the scholarships results can be seen on the website of the directorate of primary education. The results will also be collected from the local offices of the primary education board.

This scholarships is awarded on the basis of the results of primary education completion examinations.