The annual Hoa Trang Nguyen scholarship was given to 780 students on October 9 at a ceremony co-organized by the Education and Information Commission of the Party Central Committee, the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam Private Universities Association and the Tan Tao Group.
|Selected students at the ceremony|
The scholarship aims to encourage students to strive for higher achievements in their studies.
The selected students included winners of International Olympiads, excellent students of national contests, those who topped entrance exams to universities and colleges, and students gaining excellent results during their three years at senior high schools.
The scholarships handed out were worth VND1 billion (US$47,374).
A scholarship receiver will also receive a full scholarship worth VND60 million ($2,843) to study at Tan Tao University and medicine students will receive a VND100 million ($4,737) scholarship.