A cell phone company, Vien Thong A, and Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper on May 19 awarded 10 scholarships to disadvantaged students from the city’s Center of Support for the Disabled and Orphans.
|(The behind line from Left to Right) Ms.Hoang Ngoc Vy(3), director of Vien Thong A, Ms. Ngoc Yen (4), head of Chairty Room of SGGP newspaper and recipients of the scholarship at the granting ceremony (Photo: Hai Son)|
This is the first time the annual scholarship “Niem tin xanh” (Blue trust) has been awarded to disadvantaged and disabled students.
Each received VND2 million (US$112).
The fund’s committee pledged to increase the number of beneficiaries each year. In addition, Vien Thong A promised to take on scholarship recipients.
Vien Thong A also announced that 20 disadvantaged and disabled students will be given scholarships worth VND3 million each for the next academic school year.