Some 110 scholarships worth 400 million VND (about 19, 000 USD) have been presented in Ho Chi Minh City to students of nine universities.

The gift comes from Doosan Vina, a company that specialises in manufacturing power plant facilities at Dung Quat Economic Zone in the central province of Quang Ngai.

Beneficiaries are universities in Ho Chi Minh City, the central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai, and the central city of Da Nang.

Every year, the Republic of Korean company gives cash scholarships along with generating a number of jobs for graduates.

Since its first programme launched five years ago, Doosan Vietnam has spent more than 2 million USD for its voluntary work focusing on health care and education in contribution to Vietnam’s sustainable development .-VNA