20 VNUHCM Students To Receive Posco Tj Park Foundation’s Scholarships
In the morning of September 22nd, the 12th Posco TJ Park Foundation’s scholarship awarding ceremony was taken place at the Administration Building of Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNUHCM). This year, 20 students from VNUHCM received Posco Asia Fellowships (rising 5 students compared to 2016).
At the ceremony, Mr. Son Chang Hwan, Deputy General Director of POSCO Vietnam Holdings Co., Ltd., expected the scholarships would be the motivation for students to further develop in their study and develop their abilities. “I hope that the students will know how to build their dreams and make efforts to be the pioneers in every aspect”, said Mr. Son Chang Hwan.
Dr. Le Thi Thanh Mai, Director of VNUHCM- Department of Student Affairs stated: “We highly appreciate the kindness of the managing board of the foundation. Every scholarship is a recognition and assessment of the managing board toward the students’ academic competencies. We believe that these scholarships will help the students learn and research more efficiently”.
Nguyen Thi Tuong Vy, a student from VNUHCM-University of Technology declared: “I feel so lucky and grateful to be awarded this scholarship. This will be a very meaningful support for my learning and research, which will create a great motivation to maintain my good academic performance.”
The scholarship foundation was named after the defunct honourable president Part Tae Yoon – the founder of Posco Group. Over the last 12 years, there have been 235 students from VNUHCM received Posco scholarships that are worth more than 2 billion Vietnam Dong.