Update: 13:48 | 09/10/2019
The “Vi em hieu hoc” (Because you are studious) programme has presented 125,000 scholarships worth 125 billion VND (5.37 million USD) to studious pupils in disadvantaged communes nationwide since it was launched in 2014.
Under the programme, 2,510 scholarships valued at 2.15 billion VND (92,570 USD) were granted to students in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, heard a meeting held in the locality on October 8.
The “Vi em hieu hoc” programme has presented 125,000 scholarships worth 125 billion VND (5.37 million USD) to studious pupils in disadvantaged communes nationwide since it was launched in 2014.
The ten-year programme is jointly carried out by the Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel), the Ministry of Education and Training, Radio The Voice of Vietnam and the Vietnam Study Encouragement Association.
Apart from scholarships, Viettel has provided free cardiac and oral surgeries for children in localities, built houses and presented cows, saving books and gifts to residents in remote, border and island areas.
On this occasion, the group presented 90 scholarships, each worth 1 million VND (43 USD), to needy students in Ke Sach district, Soc Trang province.
It aims to grant scholarships valued at 430 million VND (18,500 USD) to students in underprivileged communes in Soc Trang this year.