TVU students receive 20 scholarships from the organization of Women’s Empowerment and Voice (WEAV)

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On October 12, 2021, Tra Vinh University cooperated with Women’s Empowerment and Voice (WEAV) to organize an online meeting and award scholarships to female students.

WEAV organization awarded 20 scholarships to 20 learned female students with difficult circumstances of Tra Vinh University with a total value of 50 million VND.

The meeting and awarding scholarships have the presence of Prof. Dr. Lois Testa Vietri – Founder and CEO of WEAV in the US; Dr. Dang Thi Ngoc Lan, Director of the Center for Languages and General Studies, Director of WEAV in Vietnam; Prof. Dr. Spencer Benson and Mr. Kenneth Liffiton both presenting for WEAV; Dr. Nguyen Minh Hoa, Vice-Rector, and lectures representing for faculties, departments, and divisions of TVU.

Dr. Nguyen Minh Hoa, TVU Vice-Rector, deeply sends a thank you to WEAV. He said: “The WEAV scholarship program has helped female students to overcome difficulties in their life as well as in their studying. In the coming school year, TVU hopes to continue to receive the attention of the organization to create a sustainable connection between the two units and get more scholarships for female students.”

The representative of WEAV, Prof. Dr. Lois Testa Vietri shared more about the scholarship program with TVU students. She said: “We have been with Tra Vinh University for the past seven years, and continued to develop this program and always maintain a relationship with Tra Vinh University to support female students. At the same time, WEAV will expand the scholarship program to support more students in the future.”

On behalf of the female students of Tra Vinh University, Ms. Duong Thi Diem, a student of English Language Class 2019, sends her sincere thanks to the WEAV organization for sponsoring valuable scholarships, helping them to become successful students. It is also a motivation to encourage students to try harder in their studies.

WEAV is a non-profit educational organization aiming to promote gender equality in education for girls and women in economically disadvantaged communities with the motto “Raising rights and voices for women and female children”. In which, sponsoring scholarships for disadvantaged female students to overcome difficulties is one of the core activities of this program with the slogan “Let girls learn!”.

Ngoc Thu