8.5 billion VND in Lawrence Ting scholarships presented to students hinh anh 1At the scholarship award presentation ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on September 22 (Source: http://voh.com.vn)


 HCM City (VNA) – The Lawrence S. Ting Memorial Fund and Phu My Hung Development Corporation on September 22 presented nearly 8.5 billion VND (365,500 USD) worth of scholarships to 371 students in Ho Chi Minh City and a number of charity and study encouragement organisations.

The Lawrence S. Ting scholarship aims to support the needy students with outstanding academic performance and strong engagement in social activities, and inspire them to give a helping hand to other people, thus contributing to developing a charitable society.

This is the 16th time that the fund has presented scholarships to Vietnamese students.

Last year, the fund donated scholarship worth 8.5 billion VND to students nationwide.

Over the past 16 years, the Lawrence S. Ting Memorial Fund has organised numerous charity activities to support the community in Vietnam, especially in education and health care.

So far, the fund has delivered total support of nearly 285 billion VND (12.25 million USD) in Vietnam.-VNA