Thailand’s group SCG in coordination with Tuoi Tre newspaper on July 23 granted 400 scholarships to poor students with good marks in school as part of its annual programme “ Sharing the Dream”.

The scholarships were given to students in Ho Chi Minh City and the six southeastern provinces of Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Binh Phuoc, Ba Ria –Vung Tau, Tay Ninh and Binh Thuan. Fifty student s in Hanoi will receive their scholarships next week.

Apart from 3 million VND (137 USD), they also received learning tools and a gift from SCG. A one-day living skill session was also provided to help improve their self confidence and creativity.

“As a leading sustainable business in Southeast Asia, we always actively contribute to the environment and local community where we operate, and we are committed to supporting Vietnam’s youth with better study opportunities,” said Piyapong Jriasetapong, General Director of TPC Vina Plastics and Chemicals, one of SCG’s affiliates in Vietnam.-VNA