Mushtaq Rahman and Peter Hoare Scholarship

    Scholarship Declaration
    With a great pleasure, the Department of Anthropology is announcing that two undergraduate scholarships will be awarded in the Department of Anthropology at the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. The awards are provided as the Mushtaq Rahman Scholarship and the Dr Peter Hoare Scholarship.
    Biography of Donors

    Mushtaq Muhammad Mesbahur Rahman

    Mushtaq Muhammad Mesbahur Rahman was born on the 1st of March 1986 in a village (soiya) of Jaintiapur, Sylhet, Bangladesh. In 2004, Mushtaq got admission into Shahjalal University of science and technology (SUST) in Anthropology. After fulfilling 3 years in SUST, Mushtaq received a third scholarship from the University of East London. Four years later, he attained an MBA degree from Anglia Ruskin University. He then began his career with British Rail in 2013 as a graduate trainee with the role of a Revenue Officer.
    Mushtaq had many influential roles in several charity organizations, including the Oxfam Advisory Committee, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue service. Moreover, Mushtaq has interests in Archaeology, Theology, Sports science as well as supporting children and families. He developed his passion by working for the Children Safety Scheme alongside East Cambridgeshire County Council. In 2016, Mushtaq commenced his pharmacy course under NHS guidance while working at British Rail with research wings. Furthermore, he has had various opportunities to attend research presentations and seminars accompanied by his writings in country and abroad.

    Dr. Peter Hoare

    Dr Peter Hoare is a Visiting Academic at the British Museum, an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Queen Mary University of London and an associate member of the Pathways to Ancient Britain Project. He was educated at the universities of London (BSc, 1967), Sussex (MSc, 1968) and Dublin (PhD, 1972). Having worked as a Higher Scientific Officer at the British Geological Survey for one year, he taught for twenty-seven years at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, retiring as Senior Lecturer in 1999.
    Peter’s research is focused on Quaternary science, in particular geoarchaeology and the palaeolithic record in Britain. He has carried out archaeological fieldwork at Warren Hill, Barnham and Happisburgh in eastern England, and has also analyzed sediments collected from these important sites. The recent discovery of ancient footprints at Happisburgh received the Current Archaeology magazine’s ‘Rescue Dig of the Year’ award for 2015. He is also interested in the early history of archaeological investigations in British, in particular the part played by Worthington George Smith (1835−1917), the natural history and archaeological photography of Hallam Ashley (1900−1987) and the orientation of English medieval churches.

    The scholarship will be based on examination results and/or on significant improvements in academic performance; expression of interest (one to two page); his/her participation in extra-curricular activities; financial condition; attitude, conduct and manners.

    Scholarship Award
    Each scholarship will be worth, the ‘local equivalent’ of £150.

    Evaluation Criteria
    Examination results and/or on significant improvements in academic performance (40%)
    Expression of Interest (How you cultivate it) (25%)
    Participation in extra-curricular activities (20%)
    Financial Condition (10%)
    Attitude, Conduct and Manners (5%)
    Total Value (100%)

    Documents Required
    1) C.V.
    2) Academic Transcript
    3) Evidences/Certificates of Extra-curricular Activities
    4) Financial Solvency Certificate
    The applications will be reviewed and ranked by the jury board and then confirmation of successful applications will be announced in departmental notice board and website!

    Application Form
    Can be collected from the office secretary of the department of Anthropology.

    Submission Address
    Department of Anthropology
    Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet-3114