146 pupils and 66 university students in Thua Thien - Hue receive Vallet scholarships.

Each scholarship to students is worth 19 million VND (826 USD) while that for pupils is 11 million VND.

The Vallet Foundation also offered an aid package of 400 million VND to 14 students from the Hue University of Education for study in France and 260 million VND to two local libraries.

Via an online exchange, Prof. Odon Vallet, who was not present at the award ceremony, spoke highly of Vietnam’s fight against COVID-19, stressing that a number of Vietnamese alumni who used to receive Vallet scholarships are actively joining in the fight in localities nationwide.

The Vallet scholarships have been awarded in Vietnam since 2001. More than 42,000 Vallet scholarships have so far been presented to Vietnamese students with a total value of nearly 250 billion VND.

In Thua Thien - Hue province alone, over 4,500 scholarships have been granted along with scholarships for study in France and assistance to libraries.

Source: VNA