10 USTH students receive Vallet scholarships

Monday - 28/08/2017 05:52

On 28th August 2017, the Scientific and Educational Organization, Meet Vietnam, awarded the Odon Vallet scholarships for Vietnamese students with excellent academic performance in Northern region.

The award ceremony was attended by representatives from the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH), including Prof. Patrick Boiron - Rector of USTH, Prof. Nguyen Van Hung - Former Rector of USTH and Assoc. Prof Dinh Thi Mai Thanh - Vice Rector of USTH.

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USTH students with the rector board after the ceremony 

This year it is a honor for USTH to have 10 undergraduate and postgraduate students being presented with the Odon Vallet scholarships. These scholarships are recognition of USTH students’ outstanding performance in study and research for the academic year 2016 - 2017.

Prof. Odon Vallet is a professor in the field of religious history of Sorbonne University, France. After received an inheritance worth 100-million-euros, he deposited this money and used the annual interest to grant scholarships for students in France, Benin (Nigeria) and Vietnam.

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Prof. Odon Vallet and Assoc. Prof Dinh Thi Mai Thanh - Vice Rector of USTH 

In 1999 Prof. Odon Vallet has decided to join and donate money to the Scientific and Educational Organization, Meet Vietnam to help young Vietnamese talents. The scholarship program was named Odon Vallet to appreciate his heart-felt act. Until now, after 17 years, over 33,000 Odon Vallet scholarships worth approximately 250 millions Vietnam Dong have been awarded.

On 25th August 2017, the Government of Vietnam conferred the Friendship Order on Prof. Odon Vallet for his great contribution to the education development in Vietnam. The Friendship Order is a service award conferred by the Government of Vietnam for foreign individuals and organizations that have made major contributions to the development of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and other countries in the world.

Please find the list of USTH students who were presented with the Odon Vallet scholarships below.