The Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship Management Board will be awarding 100 scholarships to medical students at Pham Ngoc Thach Medicine University and the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City.
|At the meeting in Saigon Giai Phong's headquarter (Photo: SGGP)|
The scholarship has encouraged students in medical schools to study harder, said Nguyen Tan Binh, director of the city’s Department of Health.
The scholarship will also allocate VND30 million (US$1,423) in scholarships for ethnic midwives in remote villages who pursue studying in HCMC.
Dr. Truong Thi Xuan Lieu, deputy chairwoman of the Medical Association of HCMC, is the new chairperson of the scholarship fund, replacing Dr. Duong Quang Trung who passed away.
The scholarship ceremony is scheduled to take place in Pham Ngoc Thach Medicine University in April 2014.
The awards ceremony was organized by Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, Pham Ngoc Thach Medicine University and the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in HCMC.