Illustrative photo (Source:VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – As many as 350 scholarships have been presented to poor students with good performances in their study as part of an annual programme “Sharing the Dream.”

The scholarships worth 1.4 billion VND (608,000 USD) were given to students in Ho Chi Minh City and the southern provinces of Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Binh Phuoc, Ba Ria –Vung Tau, Tay Ninh, and central coastal province of Binh Thuan.

The ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City by the youth unions in the southeast region and Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper in collaboration with Thailand’s SCG group.

In the past ten years, the “Sharing the Dream” presented 3,801 scholarships worth nearly 19 billion VND (900,000 USD) to needy students nationwide.

SCG has also given scholarships each valued at 3-5 million VND (130-215 USD) to economics and engineering students who used to receive the “Sharing the dream” scholarships and passed their university examinations with distinction.-VNA