Vallet scholarships presented to excellent students in central provinces hinh anh 1Odon Vallet scholarships presented to students at Vo Nguyen Giap High School in Quang Binh province (Photo:

Quang Binh (VNA) – Odon Vallet scholarships worth nearly 3 billion VND (129,100 USD) were awarded to 276 students in the central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh and Quang Tri at ceremony held in Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh province, on August 28.

Each student was given a scholarship worth 10 million VND and undergraduates were awarded 15 million VND each.

Prof. Odon Vallet, Vallet Scholarship sponsor; Prof. Tran Thanh Van, Chairman of the Science and Education Association “Meeting Vietnam in France” and his wife, Prof. Le Kim Ngoc attended the ceremony and awarded scholarships to the students.

Professor Odon Vallet spoke highly efforts made by the Vietnamese students, expressing his hope that the scholarships will help them make significant contributions to building the country in the future.

The Vallet Scholarship has been awarded in Vietnam since 2001. During the past 18 years, more than 30,000 Vallet scholarships have been awarded to Vietnamese students with total value of more than 200 billion VND.

Awardees are typically excellent students in urban areas or children of poor families in remote areas in the Mekong Delta and northern mountainous provinces.

In France from 2000, Prof. Vallet, through the introduction of Prof. Van and Prof. Ngoc, has given more than 100 scholarships to Vietnamese students in France.-VNA