Unilever gives support to Asian University in Chittagong
Unilever Bangladesh Limited (UBL) signed an agreement with the Asian University for Women Support Foundation (AUWSF) to create a fund for two scholarships at the University.
Unilever Bangladesh Limited (UBL) signed an agreement with the Asian University for Women Support Foundation (AUWSF) on 27th May 2007 to create a fund for two scholarships titled the “Unilever Bangladesh Scholarships”. Mr. Rakesh Mohan, Chairman and Managing Director of Unilever Bangladesh Ltd and Mr. Kamal Ahmad, President and CEO, AUWSF signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations.
This scholarship fund will enable two Bangladeshi nationals to study on full scholarship for five years at the Asian University for Women (AUW), a premier and state-of-the-art higher education institution for women that is scheduled to be inaugurated in Chittagong, Bangladesh. AUW is a residential university designed to offer 2,500 high potential young women from across Asia high international level higher education to help prepare them to be change agents in society.
Unilever’s scholarship programme starts with AUW’s first incoming class of freshmen in September 2009 and runs up till 2014.
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