Lotte awards scholarships to 60 students in HCMC

10:30 | 05/11/2020 Society

(VEN) - Lotte Hotel Saigon on behalf of Lotte Group and Lotte Scholarship Foundation organized the “Lotte Scholarship Award Ceremony 2020” on November 3rd in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). Sixty students with difficult life circumstances and excellent performance were well-selected to receive this meaningful scholarship.

sixty students get lotte scholarship

These students are from 11 universities in HCMC, including University of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Economics, University of Finance and Marketing, University of Foreign Languages – Information Technology, Hoa Sen University, Ton Duc Thang University, University of Industry, University of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Food Industry, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HUTECH) and Van Lang University.

Every student awarded more than USD 400 from the Lotte Scholarship Foundation.

Nguyen Ngoc Phuong Linh, student of Van Lang University, said: “I am beyond happy and very proud of myself to receive Lotte Group scholarship this year. This scholarship not only helps me and all of the students being here today saving a lot of tuition fees but also encourages us to come closer to achieve our dreams. Thus, on behalf of the students, I would like to sincerely thank Lotte Group and Lotte Hotel Saigon for creating many great internship opportunities for us to work in a professional and dynamic environment.”

Mr. Kwak Weon, General Manager of Lotte Hotel Saigon, said: “Even though 2020 is a tough year for all of us, Lotte Group and Lotte Scholarship Foundation will not postpone our annual scholarship award for students. We especially focus on education and community development. Through this scholarship, Lotte Group expects today’s awarded students will overcome any obstacles in life to live up to their dreams and become one of the country’s outstanding talents.”

Apart from the scholarship award, Lotte Group always creates internship and career opportunities for students to work in the companies that are under Lotte Group namely: Lotte Hotels, Lotte Finance, Lotte Mart, Lotteria and Lotte Cinema.

Lotte Scholarship Foundation was established in 1983 by Mr. Shin Kyuk Ho, Chairman and Founder of Lotte Group. The purpose of this foundation is to create big motivations for students to keep trying harder.

Since 2008, Lotte Scholarship Foundation has awarded scholarships to more than 2,000 students in Vietnam with a total value of nearly 15 billion VND.

Huong Ngoc