24-MAR-2014: The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Lt Gen (Retd) Zameer Uddin Shah today presented Sir Syed Excellence in Science Award, USA to candidates selected for post-doctoral positions and for postgraduate admissions in USA.
The felicitation cum awareness session of Aligarh Alumni Association of New England (AAANE), USA was organized in the Conference Hall of the Department of Physics. Distinguished AMU alumni, Dr. Mohsin Alvi and Dr. Syed Masarrat Ali, representatives of AAANE, Boston apprised the gathering about AAANE and SSESA awards.
The SSESA awards were presented to eight postgraduate students and one student, Ms. Afshin Iram of Biochemistry was awarded with the Post-doctoral Fellowship in USA. Students who have got postgraduate admission include Marif Huda Siddique, Shaihroz Khan, Asma Rehan, Mohd. Zubair, Zainab Fatima, GhazalaArshad, Sameerah Desnavi and Yasir Khan.
Welcoming the guests, Prof. Rahimullah Khan, Chairman, Department of Physics, said that the Aligarh Alumni Association of New England has created an Aligarh Education Endowment Fund to help students to achieve success.
Dr. Syed Masarrat Ali of USA highlighted the activities of AAANE, a Boston based Alumni group, and said that we are providing financial support for admission in US universities and provide one on one guidance and mentorship throughout the admission process. He said that the alumni body is also providing Visiting Fellow opportunities at US institutions for up to three months. He said that the association is planning to establish a Foreign Scholarship Centre at AMU.
On this occasion, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Brigadier (Retd.) S. Ahmad Ali and four faculty members, Prof. Rahimullah Khan (Physics), Prof. Najmul Islam (Biochemistry), Prof. Israrul Haq (Business Administration) and Mr. Saad Hameed, Training and Placement Officer from AMU were felicitated and given mementos by the AAANE.
Brig. Ali delivered the keynote address and the Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Zameer Uddin Shah presided over the function. The Vice Chancellor asked Mr. Saad Hameed, TPO to look after the AMU Cell of International Scholarships and Guidance.
Prof. Tauheed Ahmad proposed a vote of thanks.
Related PicturesAMU Vice Chancellor and students who have got Sir Syed Excellence in Science Award