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2/27/2019 12:08:50 PM

52 needy students receive Japan’s scholarships

The Ho Chi Minh City Student Support Center, in association with Japan’s Niigata International Volunteer Centre (NVC) recently handed scholarship worth VND 4 million each, to 52 needy students with good academic records.

Scholarship recipients (photo: PANO)

Accordingly, the recipients who are students in different universities in Ho Chi Minh City will receive NVC scholarships until their graduation.

The Niigata International Volunteer Centre (NVC) is a non profit organization (NPO) aiming to contribute to international cooperation, global understanding, and human resources development. 

NVC’s main overseas activities include support for the handicapped children and provision of scholarships for university students in Vietnam, educational projects in Bangladesh, and support of the forest and natural resources conservation and improving the life in rural Laos. 

In addition, NVC also carries out domestic projects such as “the NVC Charity Bazaar” every autumn, “the Seminar about the Earth” by front-line people in specific fields, “National Health Insurance Program” to support foreign students living in Niigata City (Japan).

Since 1988, NVC has granted nearly 1,196 scholarships, worth VND2.4 billion in total, to the Vietnamese students, to encourage needy students to overcome adversity to achieve good academic results.

Apart from scholarships, NVC regularly visits and encourages Vietnamese students to overcome challenges, contributing to strengthening solidarity between students of the two countries./.

  ( VNF )
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