RMIT International University Vietnam today released 2009 Scholarships results.
Scholarships to the value of more than nine billion VND have been awarded to 28 outstanding high school students from Vung Tau, Can Tho, Dong Nai, Lam Dong, Tay Ninh, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Please see attached list for names
These scholarships will cover the total tuition fee of a university degree program (currently worth at least 329.000.000 VND including textbooks) and may include the tuition fee for certain English courses at RMIT Vietnam.
Candidates have been selected on the basis of academic excellence at senior high school, English language ability, extra-curricular activities, and recommendations from Principals, Vice Principals, Teachers and in some cases Employers.
"Through these scholarships, RMIT Vietnam aims to create opportunities for outstanding Vietnamese students to obtain an international university education right here in Vietnam," RMIT Vietnam President Professor Merilyn Liddell said today.
Since opening in 2001, RMIT Vietnam has awarded 538 scholarships worth nearly 71.5 billion VND for students to attend graduate, undergraduate and English programs.
Scholarship award presentations will take place during greeting flag ceremonies at the winners' high schools around Vietnam starting in days to come and continuing till December this year.