25 top students get English language scholarships worth $10,000

Twenty five students who topped entrance exams held by Ho Chi Minh City universities and junior colleges this year received scholarships worth US$10,000 (VND180 million) for English language training on October 22.

Le Quoc Phong (L), chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City Student Association, awards English language scholarships to students who topped exams for admission to city universities and junior colleges on October 22. (Photo: SGGP)

The city committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, the Center for Student Support, and the Foreign Languages Center of Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City, who gave away the scholarships, also awarded one worth $2,360 to Ho Ngoc Han who won the 2009 Olympia, a television game show for high school students.

They will award 50,000 scholarships worth VND1 million each to students who scored 20 points in the entrance exams. They will all study at the English Center.

On the same day, 40 scholarships worth VND1 million were given away to poor students at city universities and junior colleges by the city Youth Federation, the city Culture House, and Rock Café at HCMC University of Industry.

By Ng.Hieu, Th.Quyen - Translated by Son Hai

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