UGC merit scholarship to MLCU students

The Shillong Times, May 25, 2011

Shillong: Eight students from Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU), Shillong were among the 1000 students from all over the country to receive the UGC Merit Scholarship with a cheque of Rs 92,000 each which was handed over by State Principal Secretary, Department of Education, PS Thangkhiew at the university premises on Tuesday.

It is learnt that the National Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing Post-graduate Professional Courses recognized by UGC. The students who were awarded the scholarships included Saindur M Kshiar, Sandy P Kharkongor, Johanan Sahkhar, Badamon Diengdoh, Sumita Basumatari, Malcolm G Malngiang, Evinas Lyngdoh and Jameson Borgoyary of the Department of Management Studies.

PS Thangkhiew lauded the efforts of the University for making significant strides within a very short time. He said such scholarships would inspire and motivate students.

He also took note that students who have graduated from the University are employed at in various institutions.

Their skills and norms are above the usual standard. He also informed that he too was a recipient of the same scholarship when he was pursuing his studies in Delhi, though it was just Rs. 300 per month at the time.

Thangkhiew assured all support and cooperation to MLCU from the Education Department.

By Our Reporter


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