The American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam on December 3 gave away 50 scholarships of 10 million VND each to HCM City university students (Photo Courtesy of AmCham)

HCM City (VNA) - The American Chamber  of  Commerce  in  Vietnam has awarded 50 scholarships worth a total of 620 million VND (27,300 USD) to university students in HCM City.

The 50 awardees received scholarships worth 10 million VND each and will attend a soft skills training programme costing 120 million VND.

After 16 years the AmCham Scholarship is given to students of 13 leading universities in the city.

The three-month long assessment process for this year’s scholarships included four rounds: application form screening, English test (Axcela Test format), ability test (SHL Test) and an interview in English by human resources specialists.

More than 320 applications, distributed evenly among all majors like economics, business, social sciences, and science and technology, were received.

Starting with 10 scholarships and three university partners in 2001, AmCham has so far given away 755 scholarships.-VNA