2,414 students receive scholarships from SPA

The Ho Chi Minh City's Studying Promotion Association (SPA) yesterday held a ceremony to mark its program  and offer scholarships to needy but good students.
2,414 students receive scholarships from SPA

Since 2000, the association has given scholarships to 2,414 good students from low-income families worth VND21 billion ($924,415).

The scholarship-giving program was sponsored by 592 individuals and groups of beneficiaries.

In the academic year 2017-2018, the program continued offering scholarships to 123 freshmen who received the scholarships for the first time and 458 sophomore, third-year , fourth-year and fifth-year students totaling VND1.8 billion.

On the occasion, the association also congratulated 166 graduates who had received scholarships in previous years.

Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu praised the association and its program's contribution in the city’s studying promotion movement.

In addition, Ms. Thu proposed the association to provide consultation of improving quality of learning promotion program for the local authority to prevent dropout because of financial problem .