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Thai firm urges poor students to apply for its scholarships

Update: April, 09/2016 - 09:31
Thai company SCG has announced 400 scholarships worth VND4 million (US$180) each and called on outstanding secondary school students from underprivileged families in seven cities and provinces to apply for them. Photo hoahoctro.vn

HCM CITY – Thai company SCG has announced 400 scholarships worth VND4 million (US$180) each and called on outstanding secondary school students from underprivileged families in seven cities and provinces to apply for them.

The  cities are HCM City and Ha Noi and the provinces are Bình Dương, Đồng Nai, Bình Phước, Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu, Tây Ninh, and Bình Thuận.

They should indicate their family circumstances and explain their “dreams” in their application, which should be submitted to their schools or Tuổi Trẻ newspaper’s social work division, or congtacxahoi@tuoitre.com.vn before May 20.

The scholarships will be announced in July.

SCG Vietnam CEO Praween Wirotpan said his company had provided scholarships to more than 3,600 students since 2007 under its "Sharing the Dream" programme.

SCG has interests in cement and other building materials, chemicals and packaging and has 21 subsidiaries in Việt Nam.–VNS

 

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