US Organisation presents scholarships to poor students
The Roever Educational Programme of the US, REAP International, has presented 40 scholarships, each worth 600,000 VND, to poor students in southern Binh Thuan, Ben Tre, Dong Nai and Tra Vinh provinces.
REAP International will contribute 320 scholarships altogether this year to the Viet Nam Fund for Child Protection and Care which is expected to grant about 3,000 scholarships, worth 1.7 billion VND in total, to poor disabled and ethnic minority students and war invalids' children this year.
Over the past ten years, the US organisation has handed over scholarships worth 200,000 USD to Vietnamese students while donating 600,000 USD to disadvantaged children.
Vietnam News Agency