Representatives from the HCM Communist Youth Union and Canon Vietnam signed a cooperative project to grant 240 scholarships worth VND4.8 billion from 2014-2020 to Vietnamese students who overcome difficulties to achieve good academic results.
Under the project, 90 scholarships will be awarded to high school students and the remainder to university students nationwide. Each scholarship for high school and university students is worth VND16.2 million and VND24 million per year respectively.
General Director of Canon Vietnam Sachio Kageyama emphasised that as well as production activities, Canon Vietnam has always paid attention to social activities by protecting the environment and preserving and developing culture imbued with national identity.
The General Director has announced he will grant more scholarships to help Vietnamese students in vocational activities and making contributions to Vietnam’s development.
Vietnam Students’ Association (VSA) President Le Quoc Phong extended sincere thanks to Canon Vietnam’s support to Vietnamese students.
He has committed to fulfilling responsibilities to select outstanding students who meet the requirements of Canon and the HCM Communist Youth Union. The award ceremony will be held in September.