2,289 students given scholarship by Learning Promotion Association

Around 2,289 students were given scholarships with total amount of VND19.1 billion (US$855,680), said at a meeting held by the Learning Promotion Association in Ho Chi Minh City on October 30 to mark its 20th establishment anniversary.

Mr. Thang wera laurel wreath fro good students (Photo: SGGP)
The association has promoted lifelong studying movement amongst people of all class and attracted nearly 782,000 members so far. It has also built learning centers in communes, districts with around 1 million learners.

One of the association’s highlighted activities is that one poor student is supported by an individual or an organization during his/her studying process.

Accordingly, the association has helped 2,289 students with the support from 540 individuals and organizations.

Of 2,289 students, 1,365 students graduated from universities including 116 good students, two PhDs and 47 masters.

The association also carried out the movement of saving money for studying, families fond of learning.
On the occasion, 630 students from low-income families were given scholarships with total amount of VND1.8 billion (US$80,640).

The Ho Chi Minh City Party Secretary Dinh La Thang and Deputy chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Huynh Cach Mang attended the meeting

By Khanh Ha - translated by Anh Quan

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