|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.— Photo tin247
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
NDO - Twelve Vietnamese high school students aged between 14 and 16 were awarded ASEAN Scholarships at a ceremony held by the Singapore Embassy in Hanoi on October 24. The students – eight from the north, two each from the central and southern regions – will have the opportunity to study in Singapore for four years leading to earning the award of the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education ‘Advanced’ (GCE A-Level) certificate. After graduation, students with outstanding marks can apply for scholarship to continue their study at Singaporean universities. Speaking at the ceremony, Singaporean Ambassador Ng Tech Hean congratulated the…... [read more]
The chair of Yen Lap District, a poor locality in the northern province of Phu Tho, has refused 100 scholarships offered to local poor students to avoid possible disputes. In order to help poor students in mountainous areas overcome difficulties and continue their study, the press and non-government agencies have been calling businesses and organizations to give financial support to the students. Giao Duc Viet Nam newspaper (Vietnam’s Education), which successfully collected 100 scholarships for charity on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the country’s reunion on April 30, decided to offer scholarships, worth VND50 million in total, to…... [read more]
The American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam on December 3 gave away 50 scholarships of 10 million VND each to HCM City university students (Photo Courtesy of AmCham)HCMCity (VNA) - The American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnamhas awarded 50 scholarships worth a total of 620 million VND (27,300 USD) touniversity students in HCM City.The50 awardees received scholarships worth 10 million VND each and will attend asoft skills training programme costing 120 million VND.After16 years the AmCham Scholarship is given to students of 13 leading universitiesin the city.Thethree-month long assessment process for this year’s scholarships included four rounds:application form screening, English test…... [read more]
Grobest Industrial Vietnam Company on February 22 presented 100 scholarships for poor pupils in the southern province of Long An under an agreement signed with the Vietnam Study Promotion Association last year. Long An pupils receive scholarships According to the agreement, Grobest Industrial Vietnam Company will donate at least VND3bn (USD133,000) a year to support pupils with disadvantaged backgrounds. The pupils given a VND600,000 scholarship are from four schools in the province. All of them are from poor families but have good academic results.Duong Cong Cuong, headmaster of Tran Chi Nam Primary School, said that many pupils from the schools…... [read more]
The Vietnamese Seed Fund, an academic sponsorship fund co-organized by Nhan Dan Newspaper, on September 24 gave away 20 scholarships to students who come first in the university entrance examination in Hanoi.The fund presented 20 scholarships worth VND20 million (US$960) each to excellent students who come from disadvantaged families. Of them, Bui Chi Huong, from Co Loa Commune in Dong Anh District in Hanoi and studying in Post and Communication Institute of Technology, is living with his 80-year-old grandmother as his parents died of cancer a few years ago. By staff writers - Translated by Uyen Phuong... [read more]
The partners’ commitment of more than VND3.15 billion ($150,000) in 2014 builds on an existing Block B Gas-to-Power Project education programme that has already provided scholarships to more than 3,800 children in the Mekong Delta since 2009. In addition to awarding a total of 877 scholarships, the 2014 programme also seeks to upgrade five schools in the area. The partners have sponsored upgrades to 19 schools over the past four years. Chevron Vietnam’s president Barry Andrews said “The Block B Project Partners are committed to improving access to education, a critical element in improving livelihoods and sustaining long-term development in…... [read more]
Some 375 outstanding students nation-wide last week received scholarships awarded by Phu My Hung Development Corporation and Lawrence S. Ting Memorial Fund (Lawrence S. Ting Fund).This is the 15th time that Lawrence S. Ting Fund’s scholarship awards have been organised since its establishment 12 years ago.The scholarships this time, which worth nearly VND 8.5 billion, were sent to students in high schools, colleges and universities who have outstanding study results and strongly joined in social activities. Many of them are living in disadvantage conditions.On the same day, Phu My Hung Development Corporation awarded over VND 5 billion to the National…... [read more]
Professor Tran Thanh Van (fourth, left), Professor Odon Vallet (sixth, right) and scholarship receivers (Photo: daidoanket.vn)Vallet scholarships were awarded to 549 outstanding students from universities, colleges and high schools across northern Vietnam at a ceremony on August 23.Founder Professor Odon Vallet, Vietnamese-French Professor Tran Thanh Van and Professor Le Kim Ngoc presented the scholarships worth 5.4 billion VND (roughly 260,000 USD) to the students.The event was attended by Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan, Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Vinh Hien and Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Hong Lam.Each high school student received a…... [read more]
Addressing the event, Professor Odon Vallet expressed his delight atefforts made by students from the three provinces during the 2014-2015school year, pledging that more scholarships with higher values will beoffered to needy students in the central region.Each high school student received a scholarship worth US$270, whilecollege and university students, post-graduates and research studentsreceived about US$410 each.The Vallet Scholarship Fund has set aside more than US$1 million to award 2,250 outstanding Vietnamese students this year.Since its establishment in 2001, the fund has awarded over US$5.5 million to more than 25,000 students.The fund was established by French Professor Odon Vallet from France'sSorbonne…... [read more]
Illustrative photo. (Photo: VNA)University dreams have came true for 34 disadvantaged students from the central region after they were granted the “SPELL Goes to College” (SGTC) scholarships in Da Nang City on September 27. Thirty-one of the students are among the 4,000 beneficiaries of the SPELL programme, a long-term fund to help pupils finish their education from primary school through high school. Three other students with outstanding academic performance passed the scholarship interview to be granted the reward. The scholarships’ combined value amounts to almost 2.3 billion VND (102,687 USD). Each student receives approximately 2,960 USD with three receiving double…... [read more]