10th December 2018

As A Part Of Its Ongoing Yearly Scholarship Distribution Program For Financially Disadvantaged, Meritorious Students, Chevron Bangladesh Hosted A Ceremony Yesterday At The Premises Of Its Bibiyana Gas Plant.  In All, 824 Students From 24 Educational Institutions Near Chevron’s Bibiyana, Jalalabad And Moulavi Bazar Natural Gas Fields Were Awarded Stipends This Year, Of Which Around 66% Are Females. Also Included In The Total Are21 Scholarships For Students Who Received Excellent Grades In The Recently Published Results Of The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Exams. Chevron Bangladesh Started The Scholarship Program With Only Five Educational Institutions More Than 12 Years Ago. The Average Pass Rate Of Chevron’s Scholarship Recipients In The Recently Published Results Of The 2018 Secondary School Certificate Exams Was About 98%.

Aside From Its Scholarship Distribution Drive, Chevron’s Quality Education Support Initiative Aims

To Improve The Learning Environment Of Schools Near Its Three Gas Fields. In Addition To Stipends, Support Is Provided In The Form Of Additional Teaching, Computer Labs, Coaching Support And Endowment Fund For Selected Schools, School Uniforms, Sports Equipment, Furniture And Sanitation Facilities. Chevron’s Support For Schools Helps Improve Their Overall Performance.

Attendees From Chevron Bangladesh Included Director Of Policy, Govt. & Public Affairs, Ismail Chowdhury; Health, Environment & Safety (HES) Director, Ashiq Rahman, Bibiyana Gas Plant Superintendent, Bryan Mitisek, And Senior Staff From Bibiyana Gas Plant. Alsoin Attendance Were Students, Guardians, Chairmen Of Four School Management Committees, And Senior Faculty Of Four Chevron-Supported Schools, Including The Head-Teacher Of Nadampur High School, Pradip Ranjan Das.

Mr. Chowdhury Said, “I’m Proud That Chevron’s Initiatives Have Played A Key Role In Enhancing The Quality Of Education Near Its Areas Of Operation. Today’s Ceremony Is A Culmination Of The Students’ Hard Work, And The Support They’ve Received From Faculty, Parents And Guardians. I’m Confident That All Your Collective Efforts Will Set A Model For Quality Education The Greater Sylhet Region.” Since 2005, Chevron Has Been Running Its Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives In Economic Development, Education And Health For Communities Near Its Gas Fields. Expressing His Appreciation, Mr. Das Said, “We’re Privileged To Be Chevron’s Neighbour And Have Always Found You Ready To Deliver Valuable Support To The Doorsteps Of Our Community. In Particular, We Look Forward To The Education Initiative continuing In The Same Vein In The Years Ahead.”


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