PASHA Bank, one of Azerbaijan's largest banks, has launched the final stage of its "I am a PASHA Bank scholar!" programme, which it runs in conjunction with the Azerbaijan Student Youth Organizations' Union (ASYOU). This programme is already in its third year and has so far benefited approximately 40 students.

This programme is open to full-time third and fourth year undergraduates or first year postgraduate students majoring in economics or finance. The twelve winners of the contest will receive scholarships of 100 AZN per month for a one-year period.

At the first stage of the contest, students have to submit their research materials in English on one of the prescribed topics. The materials were then assessed, with the best being selected to go through to the next round.

Below are the names of the students who have a chance of obtaining a scholarship:
1. Firengiz Agayeva
2. Aysel Muradli
3. Aysel Naibova
4. Peyker Ibrahimova
5. Magsud Qubadli
6. Orxan Rustemov
7. Samir Qasimov
8. Semra Talıshinskaya
9. Aygun Semedova
10. Ramileh Alasgarova
11. Nigar Jabrayilova
12. Murad Musayev