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
* The East Meets West Foundation awarded 55 scholarships to poor students of Phan Dinh Phung High School Tuoi Tre Newspaper in collaboration with the Provincial Youth Union, the Department of Education and Training, Studying Promotion Association in the 3 provinces of Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen, Binh Dinh and Khanh Hoa Studying and Talent Promotion Fund organized the ceremony of presenting the scholarship of Giving added strength to school for 100 freshmen for well-studying and overcoming difficulties. The total amount of support is VND 500 million, with VND 5 million for each student. Phu Yen province had 20 freshmen awarded…... [read more]
Lawrence S. Ting fund awards VND8.46 billion scholarships Quoc Hung By Quoc Hung - The Saigon Times Daily Ting Fei Tsong Ching (R), chair of the executive committee of the Lawrence S. Ting Memorial Fund, receives the Labor Medal Third Class from Truong Thi Anh, member of the HCMC Party Committee and vice chairwoman of the HCMC People’s Council, at the 10th anniversary celebration of the fund last week - PHOTO: QUOC HUNG Marking the 10th anniversary (2005-2015) of the Lawrence S. Ting Memorial Fund, Phu My Hung Corporation and the fund have awarded VND8.46 billion in scholarships and financial…... [read more]
City to award last scholarships (24-05-2005) HCM CITY — Candidates for the remaining 80-100 graduate scholarships to be awarded under a special programme funded by HCM City for 2001-05 are under consideration, with priority being given to applicants intending to study for a doctorate, said the programme's executive board. The city has so far disbursed over VND34 billion (US$2.17 million) in assistance to 215 students working towards their masters degrees and doctorates, both at home and abroad. Of these scholarship recipients, 142 were selected from municipal administrative agencies and 37 from the non-State sector. The other 36 recipients were students…... [read more]
The Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs, Phu Yen provincial Children Protection Fund have just organized the aforementioned ceremony by Vietnam Fund of sponsoring children. Phu Yen has 120 students with excellent academic-achievements but at risk of dropping out of school awarded the scholarships, each worth VND 3 million. Particularly, 10 special scholarships (VND 5 million for each) were presented to children with difficult family-situation but study well; besides, these students are sponsored in long-term, with annual scholarships until finishing university by the Sponsor Fund. To receive this sponsor-scholarship, parents and students have to commit to achieve outstanding…... [read more]
Singapore (VNA) – A charity foundation established by a group of Vietnamese expats living in Singapore has presented scholarships to nearly 120 disadvantaged students with excellent academic results, aged 15-18, across Vietnam over the past three years. Speaking at the annual fundraising event last week, President of the Orchid Scholarship Foundation Luu Quang Hung said the scholarships, worth 2 million VND (90 USD) each, aims to inspire the students’ passion for learning and their will to overcome difficulties. The Orchid Scholarship Foundation is an initiative to encourage Vietnamese students and lecturers in Singapore to share opportunities with underprivileged children and…... [read more]
PANO - Boeing [NYSE: BA] awarded 30 scholarships in Da Nang, Vietnam, on September 17 th, 2009 to students enrolled in the Software Engineering and Information Systems programs of the Software Engineering Group of Vietnam (SEGVietnam). These scholarships are a renewal of 30 US$1,000 scholarships awarded in December 2008 to economically disadvantaged students who demonstrate outstanding technical and leadership skills. The scholarships will help defray the students’ tuition costs and fees at SEGVietnam universities and institutions nationwide. Ralph “Skip” Boyce, president of Boeing Southeast Asia, awarded the scholarships today at Van Lang University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. “From…... [read more]
Toyota awards music scholarships By Quoc Hung in HCMC Toyota Vietnam Foundation (TVF) on Monday awarded scholarships to 23 students at HCMC Musical College. At a previous awards ceremony for northern institutions at National Institute of Vietnam on September 20, 59 scholarships were granted, and 18 scholarships were awarded at Hue Musical College on September 27. This year TVF in collaboration with Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV), Ministry of Education and Training, and Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has awarded 100 Toyota Scholarship for Vietnamese Young Music Talents at five music conservatoriums, which operate directly under Ministry of Culture, Sports,…... [read more]
Home credit and IER award 350 scholarships to city kids Le Hoang Le Hoang in HCMC Home Credit Vietnam, a unit of PPF Vietnam, has joined hands with the Institute for Educational Research (IER) to award 350 scholarships to industrial park workers whose children are in kindergarten in HCMC. The scholarships worth VND1 million each are part of the “Blossoming Buds” program jointly organized by Home Credit Vietnam and IER with total funding of VND1 billion. The Blossoming Buds fund will give 1,000 scholarships to kindergarteners whose parents are working at industrial zones and export processing zones in HCMC, Binh…... [read more]
Toyota Vietnam awarded 100 music students with scholarships worth VND300 million on Thursday in Hanoi, Hue and HCMC. The awards were implemented by Toyota Vietnam Foundation (TVF) along with Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV), Ministry of Education and Training, and Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Tam Chung Seng from Toyota Vietnam awards scholarships to students in HCMC on Thursday - Photo: Le Hoang The students are from the National Music Institute of Vietnam, Tay Bac Arts and Culture College, Viet Bac Arts and Culture College, HCMC Musical College and Hue Musical College. The award ceremonies will be carried out in…... [read more]
Vu A Dinh scholarship fund has been honoured with the Labour Order, first class, for its support to ethnic minority students across the country. Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan presented the accolade to Truong My Hoa, Chairwoman of the fund at a ceremony held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 21 celebrating the 15 th founding anniversary of the fund and the 65 th commemorative anniversary of ethnic hero Vu A Dinh, who lost his life to the anti-French war. Established in 1999, the fund has given scholarships to 50,000 ethnic minority students, built eight schools, 10 bridges, and…... [read more]