Hong Bang International University presents scholarships to students. (Photo Courtesy of the university) HCM City (VNS/VNA) – Universities have developed a variety of assistance programmes to help students access higher education, including loans, scholarships, housing and food aid. Hong Bang International University in HCM City, for instance, is cooperating with Sacombank to provide preferential loans for its students. The loan term for four years of study is 10 years. Parents and students can apply for the loan at any Sacombank branch in the country. Students can also use the bank’s credit card to pay tuition fees at Hong Bang International University. They can pay in installments at the interest of zero percent within a 24 month period. Dr Ho Thanh Phong, rector of Hong Bang International University, said: “The assistance programme is expected to help students in financial difficulties, especially those caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.” “We expect Vietnam’s young generation to have chances to study and improve their knowledge and skills, and access international learning environment because they are the country’s future intellectuals contributing to development,” Phong added. He said the university is also providing many full scholarships worth a total of 20 billion VND (861,824 USD) this year. New students with high scores on the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or who have won prizes in national and international contests are eligible to… Read full this story
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