The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) has granted scholarships worth 16 billion VND in total to primary students nationwide.

The figure was released at a ceremony jointly held by Vinamilk and the Ministry of Education and Training in Hanoi on August 7 to present the “Vinamilk nurtures young Vietnamese talents” scholarships.

At the ceremony, the company presented scholarships, each worth 1 million VND, to 25 representatives in the list of 1,000 Vinamilk scholarship recipients in the 2010-2011 school year.

Also at the event, 50 primary students who won prizes at a contest themed “Vinamilk seeks Vietnamese talents” received scholarships, each worth 5 million VND./.