Aligarh: Eighteen female undergraduate students of Aligarh Muslim University were awarded the ‘Mufti Mohammad Kazim Memorial Scholarships’.
They are Bushra Tariq (BSc Zoology), Kulsum Khaliq (BA History), Nahida Tabassum (BSc Geography), Saema Koser (BA Political Science), SidraTul Muntaha (BA Economics), Bareerah Morris (BSc), Fazila Sartaj (BSc Chemistry), Ifra (Diploma in Electronics Engineering), Heena (IAS Coaching), Kahkasha Parveen (B Tech Computer Engineering), Naqoosh Fatima B.Tech (B Tech Computer Engineering), Priya Sharma (BA Russian), Ramsha Fayyaz (BSc Physics), Saba Abdul Hafeez (BA), Sana Baby (B Com), Tooba Arshad (BA LLB), Yusra Aleem (BSc) and Uruba Saleem (B Com).
Distributing scholarship awards to the students, renowned paediatrician, Dr Hameeda Tariq emphasised that economic independence of women is the essential tool for the uplift of the deprived sections of society.
Prof Naima Gulrez, Principal, Women’s College discussed the role female students can play in future.
Mr Kamal Kazim briefed on the details of the scholarship. He attended the function with Mrs Adeeba Kamal to represent the Kazim family and AMU alumni.
“These scholarships are given by the family of Mufti Mohammad Kazim Sahab for a period of three years and renewed on the basis of academic performance,” said Mr Saad Hameed, Training and Placement Officer (General).
The distribution ceremony was organised by the Training and Placement Office of the University.