Thai foundation grants scholarships to medical students
  • | VOV | December 20, 2014 10:07 PM
The Pfizer Thailand Foundation has granted scholarships to three outstanding students at the Hanoi Medical University. 

Each selected student receive VND 21 million (US$1,000) per year in support of tuition fees, textbooks, food allowances, and dormitory until they graduate.

Awardees include Dang Tuan Dung and Nguyen Thanh Son, 5th year students and Hoang Minh Tien, 6th year of student.

The Pfizer Thailand Foundation’s scholarship programme was launched in Thailand in 2003 and expanded to Vietnam in 2006. 

Bradley Silcox – Chief Representative of Pfizer (Thailand) Limited in Vietnam said “We grant the scholarships to talented but economically disadvantaged students to support them and help contribute to fulfilling their dreams of becoming doctors, and also to encourage them to contribute back to the community”.

So far, students have been awarded the scholarships under this program with a total amount of US$ 56,000.

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