VND9.6 billion awards for Mathematics Ph.D thesis, scholarships for Math students

The National University - Hanoi yesterday held a ceremony to give 86 awards from 168 entries of Math projects and announced scholarships for major maths works.
In the framework of the national major programs, the Ministry of Education and Training approved the program to train Mathematical Ph.D candidates in the Advanced Applied Mathematics Institute last October.

Basing on the program, the award-giving council selected 86 math works which were published in international math magazines and candidates or one of candidate of thesis are university lecturers. No author has been written three works.
At the same time, the program steering board decided to give scholarships to 184 students amongst 251 Math students from 12 universities and 291 senior high school students of 382 students in 71 schools for gifted students across the country.
Each award for Math thesis published internationally is worth VND28.75 million (US$1,285) and each scholarship is worth VND8.05 million for a term of an academic year.
The sum of money for awards and scholarships for math students for the academic year 2015-2016 is VND9.6 billion (US$429,408).
According to Education Deputy Minister Pham Manh Hung, the executive board of the program and the Advanced Applied Mathematics Institute will carry out training courses for teachers, students in senior high schools of gifted students and university students, organize seminars on Math and sponsor Math application projects for socioeconomic development, as well as send university lecturers to take part in short term training courses abroad.

By PHAN THAO - translated by Anh Quan

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