Zakeeyah Bibi Chutoo of the Queen Elizabeth College, is the MCB Foundation Scholarship Laureate 2020. She will pursue Law studies in Bristol, England. The official ceremony was held on 27th August at the MCB Centre, Port Louis.
Zakeeyah intends to specialise herself in commercial laws. She was ranked 3rd in Economics Side (girls) at the 2019 Higher School Certificate exams. The MCB Scholarship covers university fees, air ticket fare, accommodation costs, transport and school materials.
A dream come true
This scholarship will help Zakeeyah to live her dream, which is to go every step she can in furthering her studies. In spite of the current pandemic, which is a challenge, she remains confident that she will adapt to the various changes occurring in the educational sector and studying abroad. The laureate has made many sacrifices to succeed in her studies but has also devoted time to various extra-curricular activities such as music and sports.
The MCB Scholarship Foundation was created on the occasion of 150th anniversary of the MCB in 1988. Since then, scholarships are offered delivered on a yearly basis to the student ranked 3rd in the Economics side at the HSC exams.