Scholarships presented to poor fresh students in Central Highlands hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
As many as 142 disadvantaged fresh students in the Central Highlands region were presented with scholarships under the “Tiep suc den truong” (Giving strength to students) programme at a ceremony held in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province on October 9.

The scholarships, each worth 7 million VND (315.35 USD), were granted to ethnic and needy students in Lam Dong, Dak Nong, Dak Lak, Gia Lai and Kon Tum provinces. They are expected to ease financial burden on students who recently passed the national high school exam and earned seats in colleges and universities.

The “Tiep suc den truong” scholarship belongs to the “Vi ngay mai phat trien” (For tomorrow’s development) project developed by the Tuoi tre (Youth) newspaper. Since its inception 13 years ago, the programme has provided over 50 billion VND (2.25 million USD) for more than 13,000 fresh students with difficulties.

Since the beginning of this year, the scholarships have been available for nearly 1,500 impoverished fresh students nationwide.-VNA