21 Apr, 2016

Gecić | Law Supports Harvard Club of Serbia Scholarship Initiative

Gecić | Law is pleased to partner with Mona Hotel Management in support of the Harvard Club of Serbia’s scholarship initiative.  The 2016 scholarship of Harvard Club of Serbia in the field of social sciences and humanities “Čedomilj Mijatović”, named after one of the most prolific Serbian intellectuals in the fields of economics, diplomacy, linguistics, history and theology, was awarded to Jelena Todić, a student of the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, while the scholarship in the field of natural sciences “Draga Ljočić“, named after the first Serbian female doctor, a great philanthropist and feminist, was awarded to Mihajlo Novaković, a student of the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry.

The official ceremony was endorsed and hosted by His Excellency the U.S. Ambassador to Serbia Mr. Kyle Randolph Scott who said on the occasion that he was extremely pleased that Harvard graduates are helping talented young people in Serbia and thus returning to their country the knowledge and support they have received, and particularly welcomed parents winner.  In addition to H.E. the Ambassador, the ceremony was attended by Ms. Kori Udovički Ph.D., Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government in the Government of Serbia, and Dr. Dejan Popović, president of the National Council for Higher Education.

The Firm’s managing partner, Bogdan Gecić said on the occasion that, in addition to our ongoing support for the Student Economic Law Review, this is but the first CSR initiative to support Serbian students and universities, with more to come later in the year.  Mr. Tomislav Momirović, Chairman of the Board of Mona Hotel Management, noted that support for students and young professional is a cornerstone for building a better future for the Serbian economy and academics and reinforced Mona’s commitment to this goal.

We would like to once again thank H.E. the Ambassador, Harvard Club of Serbia and all its members, Mona Hotel Management and wish Jelena and Mihajlo the best of luck in their future studies.

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