Of 177 scholarships totally worth over VND1.2 billion ($52,830), 10 special scholarships each worth VND10 million and 167 scholarships each VND7 million.
Forty good students hail from Lam Dong Province, 38 from Dak Lak Province, 33 from Dak Nong Province, 35 from Gia Lai Province and 31 from Kon Tum Province.
The scholarship is a part of the newspaper’s annual student support program themed “Vi Ngay Mai Phat Trien” (For Future Development)
In 2017, the program worked with communist unions in cities and provinces across the country to give scholarships to over 1,700 freshmen who come from low-income families. The scholarship giving program costs VND13 billion to grant students in Central, Highlands, South-East, Mekong delta, Northern and Northwest.