Application for IUBAT Founder Dr Miyan Scholarship is open for Spring 2020
About Dr Miyan
Prof Dr M Alimullah Miyan was the Director of IBA, Dhaka University and visionary and pioneer of non-government universities in Bangladesh. He established IUBAT in 1991 as the first non-government university in the country. He was born on 15 February 1942 and breathed his last on 10th May 2017.
Born in Comilla, Bangladesh, Dr M Alimullah Miyan (1942-2017) is the Founder and was Vice-Chancellor of the IUBAT—International University of Business Agriculture and Technology in Dhaka, the first non-government University in Bangladesh. After completing his Honours and Masters degrees at Dhaka University, he received his MBA at Indiana University, USA and his Doctorate at Manchester Business School, UK. Dr Miyan’s distinguished and varied academic career has included the positions of Director and Professor at Dhaka University’s Institute of Business Administration, and Founder Chairman of the Centre for Population Management and Research (CPMR), also at Dhaka University. Dr Miyan served as President of IUBAT upon its founding in 1991 before moving into his role of Vice-Chancellor in 1994. Dr Miyan is the author of 46 academic articles and is author/co-author of 15 books on a wide range of topics related to the promotion of business, education, development and disaster management in Bangladesh. Dr Miyan was also involved in numerous research and consultancy projects, and he has participated in many conferences, seminars and workshops around the world. Dr Miyan was a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Labor and Social Security Law in Geneva, Switzerland. He has studied in the United States, Great Britain, worked in Nigeria for a semester and has visited 40 countries as part of his academic activities and in pursuit of excellence for his beloved country.
About the Scholarship
Founder Miyan Scholarship is created in memory of Prof Dr M Alimullah Miyan to implement his vision of producing at least one professional graduate from each village under Knowledge Based Area Development (KBAD).