On behalf of the newspaper, Deputy Editor in Chief Pham Van Truong said that SGGP has organized many social program to share burden with disadvantaged people on the way of earning, living and learning.
Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship aims to help needy students to finish their learning, he said.
Mr. Truong added; “The scholarship fund grows quickly with the sponsor of many agencies and individuals. For 19 past years, the fund had given nearly 1,400 scholarships to students and doctors who volunteer to serve in distant and disadvantaged districts nationwide and students of training course for midwives for villages of ethnic minority organized by Tu Du Maternity Hospital Tu Du. Total scholarship is worth nearly VND5 billion”.
This year, 135 scholarships worth VND945 million including 50 scholarships each worth VND6 million, 60 scholarships each worth VND6 million sponsored by Ta Trung Quoc’s family, 20 full scholarships sponsored by Sai Gon Construction Company, five full scholarships each worth VND25 million and scholarships for midwives each worth VND 30,000,000 were granted to students.
Attended the ceremony were Dr. Truong Xuan Lieu , Director of the Department of Health Dr. Nguyen Tan Binh, SGGP Editor-in-Chief Nguyen Tan Phong and scholarship fund management board members and students.