Fund awards 100 scholarships in Delta

CAN THO (VNS)— The National Fund for Vietnamese Children yesterday awarded scholarships to 100 students in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region under a US$150,000 programme.

The programme, funded by an energy consortium led by Chevron Viet Nam, will provide 800 scholarships and upgrade five schools in the Can Tho, Hau Giang, Bac Lieu, Kien Giang and Ca Mau provinces.

Since 2009, the programme has provided more than 3,000 scholarships and upgraded 14 schools in the region. — VNS