Illustrative photo. (Source: dantri.com)

Hoa Binh (VNA) - Some 300 scholarships, each worth 2 million VND (89.6 USD), have been given to impoverished students in the northern province of Hoa Binh.

A scholarship granting ceremony was held on November 3 by provincial Department of Education and Training, study promotion association and the Republic of Korea’s Phoenix Golf Resort Co. Ltd in Vietnam.

Addressing the event, RoK Consul General Park Sang Sik congratulated local students on their study’s performance, hoping that the scholarships will encourage them to further their study results.

During 2010-2015, the Phoenix Golf Resort Co. Ltd has awarded 1,700 scholarships worth over 2.7 billion VND (120,980 USD) to students in Hoa Binh province.-VNA