BIHL Thomas Tlou Scholarship for Botswana Students 2012
The Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) Trust offers Thomas Tlou Scholarship for Botswana Students to Study for Postgraduate degree 2012
As the world celebrated International Literacy Day a few days back, the Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) Trust launched a scholarship to honour the late prominent academic and historian, Professor Thomas Tlou. The BIHL Thomas Tlou Scholarship will benefit talented young Botswana to pursue postgraduate studies at any university in the SADC region from 2012.
The studies will be in any discipline aimed at contributing to Botswana’s socio-economic development. Presenting the scholarship, BIHL Chairman Doctor Happy Fidzani said this is part of the BIHL Group of companies’ corporate social responsibility.
BIHL have chosen to help in education development to carry on the historian and diplomat’s work in the sector.
BIHL believes that assisting an individual attain greater educational aspirations is an asset and helping a nation means building healthy governance, businesses, gender equality and ultimately a sound economy.
The scholarship will be awarded to only one candidate next year (2012) and the intake will be increased beyond 2012.
The scholarship providers encourage women to apply in numbers for the scholarship.
The announcement for applications and details of requirements for the BIHL Thomas Tlou Scholarship will be made in November 2011.