Scholarships given to 150 poor university students in southeastern region hinh anh 1Leaders of Ho Chi Minh City present the scholarship to a new university students (Photo: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – Tuoi Tre (Youth) Newspaper, the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Union and HCM Television held a ceremony on October 12 to grant scholarships to 15 new university students with difficult circumstances in seven southeastern provinces and cities.

 The scholarship is only the first support for new university students to pursue their study as well as an acknowledgement of their efforts in learning, said Le The Chu, Editor-in-Chief of Tuoi Tre Newspaper.

He wished the new students will try their best to study well to make their future brighter.

In 2019, the newspaper is coordinating with 63 provinces and cities to present scholarships worth 14 billion VND (603,460 USD) in total to over 1,200 new students with difficulties across the nation.

Over the past 17 years, with the goal of not letting any new student give up study dream due to difficult circumstances, the programme has granted more than 19,300 scholarships to new students, with a total value of 134 billion VND (5.77 million USD)./.