HA NOI – Vietnam Diary Products Joint Stock Company (VINAMILK) will offer 1,000 scholarships worth VND1 billion (US$48,000) to distinguished primary school students nationwide during the 2012-13 school year.
The VINAMILK scholarship fund, now in its 10th year, made the announcement in Ha Noi today with the attendance of representatives from the Ministry of Education and Training, teachers and students.
The fund is aimed at encouraging primary school students, including children with disabilities and those from poor backgrounds, to excel in the fields of culture, sports and art.
More than 34,000 scholarships worth a total of VND19 billion ($913,000) have been granted since the fund started in 2003.
At the event, Vinamilk Public Relations Director Bui Thi Huong received an insignia from the Ministry of Education and Training for her contributions to the country's education sector. -- VNS