Grameen Bank Education Loanee bound for Europe for Further Studies


Mohammad Kamal Hasan is now doing BSc fourth years’ student of Jahangirnagar University in the Department of Zoology, was recently awarded for Europeon Commission’s  “Erasmus Mundus Scholarship”. It’s a one year undergraduate program and he will do this program at the Aristotle University in Greece from September 2013 to July 2014 in Biological Sciences.

Kamal is a son of Ms. Laily Begum who is a borrower of Grameen Bank, Shatgara Branch, in Rangpur District since 2009. Among his five siblings, Kamal is the youngest one. His father was an employee of a government office who retired in 1991. He completed his SSC in the year 2006 and HSC in 2008, receiving GPA 5 in both exams.

Given the financial condition of the family, it was difficult for Kamal to carry on his study. He applied and received an education loan from Grameen Bank  in 2010, receiving a 100,000 taka loan .

While studying in Jahangirnagar University, Kamal applied for the scholarship to study in Greece. He was selected amongst many promising applicants around the world. This opportunity will help him in building a promising career to contribute in the development of the country in future.
He plans to return home after completing this course in July 2014 and has aspirations to do a Ph.D. As a biologist, Hasan not only wants to contribute in the biological field but also to the power management sector in future. Grameen Bank has provided Higher Education loans to 52,287 students from Grameen Bank families. tellyseries