177 scholarships given to students in Highlands

Some 177 grants were handed out to poor students in the Highlands provinces who overcome difficulties to well study on September 16 of Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper’s “Tiep suc den truong” (Giving Strength to Students) scholarship.
At the scholarship giving ceremony (Photo: SGGP)
At the scholarship giving ceremony (Photo: SGGP)

Of 177 scholarships totally worth over VND1.2 billion ($52,830), 10 special scholarships each worth VND10 million and 167 scholarships each VND7 million.

Forty good students hail from Lam Dong Province, 38 from Dak Lak Province, 33 from Dak Nong Province, 35 from Gia Lai Province and 31 from Kon Tum Province.

The scholarship is a part of the newspaper’s annual student support program themed “Vi Ngay Mai Phat Trien” (For Future Development)

In 2017, the program worked with communist unions in cities and provinces across the country to give scholarships to over 1,700 freshmen who come from low-income families. The scholarship giving program costs VND13 billion to grant students in Central, Highlands, South-East, Mekong delta, Northern and Northwest.