Panasonic Scholarship continues its 18- year journey consecutively

16:08 | 18/04/2022 Companies

Panasonic Vietnam organized the Panasonic Scholarship 2021 award ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City. This year, the program grants 15 scholarships to excellent students studying full time at universities across the country. After 18 years of implementation, the total value of the scholarships awarded in Vietnam has reached more than VND53 billion.

Despite of the pandemic, the program has been successfully organized in 2021 with a new record high of up to 500 applicants from nearly 65 universities nationwide.

panasonic scholarship continues its 18 year journey consecutively

The scholarship program 2021 offers each student with the financial support of VND30 million for one school year. The program is aimed at supporting needy students who are constantly striving to improve themselves with outstanding academic performance and aspirations to contribute to the development of Vietnam in the future. Within this program, winning students are also provided with practical opportunities to experience the professional working environment and new technology through internships at Panasonic Vietnam Group companies. Besides, Panasonic also offers various online training sessions with the purpose to help students to develop their soft skills in communication, problem-solving, time management, etc.

According to Mr. Marukawa Yoichi, General Director of Panasonic Vietnam: “Throughout its over 100-year history, Panasonic has always been considering Human resources as the key driver and most valuable assets for our business success as well as sustainable development of the society.

Sharing when receiving the support from Panasonic, Nguyen Le Nhu Quynh, a final year student, Foreign Trade University, Ho Chi Minh City Campus, said: "Panasonic Scholarship Program has financially supported me to keep focused on studying and achieving good results at school while giving me the opportunity to develop our thinking and soft skills; and at the same time connect with students across the country, especially in the context of social distancing. In addition, all the students were inspired by Panasonic's philosophy of desire to contribute to society. We hope to spend our best efforts to contribute to the development of Vietnam in the future."

Ngoc Thao