Bangladesh Alumni

Registration for AAAB Membership is open

Have you applied for AAAB Membership?

The Australia Alumni Association Bangladesh (AAAB) is now registered with the Registrar of the Joint Stock of Companies, Bangladesh. The first Annual General Meeting and the Election for the Executive Committee office bearers will be held on 11 June 2016 Saturday in Dhaka. In order to prepare for the above events, the AAAB is seeking application for membership to the AAAB.

Who can apply?

A Bangladeshi citizen qualifies to be a general member of the Association if that person has successfully completed a course or courses (undergraduate/post graduate/diploma/fellowships/short courses) of academic study and has returned after obtaining his/her academic degree/certificate from any Australian Government approved and registered Australian education institution through Australian Government funding. (Section 7.A, AAAB Articles of Association).

There are three ways for you to apply for membership

  1. By completing a hard copy/printed membership form AND paying the membership fee at the Australia Awards Office, OR
  2. By completing an online form AND paying the membership fee (either in cash or through bKash), OR
  3. By sending the completed copy/printed membership form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. AND by paying the membership fee (cash or bKash*).

Deadline for submission of membership forms and payment of membership is 6 May 2016. The earlier you submit your form/make your payment the better.

*Annual membership fee for 2016 is tk 100 and life membership fee is tk 1,000. Membership fee can be paid in cash at the Australia Awards Office Bangladesh or by bKash account no. 01700834274.

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