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On Wednesday, November 30, the consortium Study in Prague hosted the 2nd annual ceremony of the Extraordinary Scholarship prof. Miroslav Vlček for exemplary representation of university studies in the Czech Republic.

The extraordinary scholarship of Professor Miroslav Vlček is a form of honouring the memory of the former Vice-rector for international relations and a head of the department of applied mathematics at the Faculty of Transportation Sciences. From 2015 to 2019, he was the behind the idea and coordinator of the Study in Prague project, which united seven Prague public universities and attracted hundreds of foreign students to study in Prague.

Scholarships in the amount of CZK 30,000 are awarded by the Study in Prague consortium, which unites 7 Prague universities (AMU, CTU, CZU, UK, UCT, VŠE and VŠUP), to foreign students who represented their schools in an exceptional way and contributed to the positive promotion of studies in foreign language at the mentioned schools and generally to promote studies in Prague and the Czech Republic.

This year, the scholarship by CTU in Prague was awarded to a student from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. Farhaan Hussain, a student of the English program Automotive Engineering program, is an active student ambassador who participates in the preparation of events for new self-paying students, promoting CTU in the region of South and Southeast Asia. With regard to helping Ukraine and Ukrainian students, he actively helped with the material donation and with the technical back-up for a summer camp for Ukrainian mothers with children, which was organised by the International Office at the CTU Rectorate. Student Farhaan received a symbolic certificate from the Rector of CTU in Prague, Assoc. Prof. Vojtěch Petráček.

The awarding ceremony took place under the auspices of the mayor of the City of Prague and Prague Municipality, with whom Studium v ​​Praha has been cooperating for a long time and which once again provided the wonderful event hall of the Mayor's Residence.

Contact: Erika Ľahká