|Nguyễn Thị Minh Hoà (centre), a fourth-year student of the International University under the National University of HCM City, receives the AmCham Women in Engineering Scholarship. Photo courtesy of the organiser|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Twenty-five female engineering students from eight universities in HCM City have been awarded merit-based scholarships worth VNĐ8 million each and an English course worth VNĐ6 million each from the American Chamber of Commerce in HCM City.
The American Chamber of Commerce in HCM City, in cooperation with Intel Products Việt Nam and Axcela Việt Nam, has awarded the AmCham Women in Engineering Scholarship (ACWES) to the students who achieved the highest results throughout the assessment rounds.
The assessment process includes three phases: application, interview with HR specialists from AmCham and partners and an English test.
Founded in 2011, ACWES is a part of AmCham and AmCham’s members in production/engineering which support and develop female human resources in high-tech fields in Việt Nam.
Up to now, the programme has awarded a total of 205 scholarships to excellent female engineering students with a value of VNĐ1.65 billion (US$72,660).
Besides financial aid, the programme offers a chance to explore companies involved in the programme and to get exposed to a variety of job opportunities from high-tech companies. — VNS