US Ambassador presents 20 new AmCham Scholars

AmCham announced the new scholars to not only receive financial rewards, but additional support in job skills training, internships, and job placement assistance. Vietnamese students receiving the US scholarships Last week, United States Ambassador Daniel J. Kritenbrink joined AmCham xhairman cum ACDL executive chairman Michael Kelly and other AmCham leaders in presenting awards to the 20 newest AmCham Scholars from 11 universities in Hanoi. According to the representative of AmCham Hanoi, besides cash rewards, AmCham also supports its scholars also supported with job skills training, internships, and job placement assistance. They will join the AmCham Scholar Alumni Club to connect and exchange knowledge with winners from previous years. Since last September, hundreds of students from Hanoi’s best universities have been competing to become AmCham Scholars. After submitting a profile video on YouTube, completing a 30-question written application, and taking an English language exam, the top 60 applicants participated in interviews with the AmCham Scholars Selection Committee. As part of AmCham’s signature CSR programme, AmCham Scholars Program started nine years ago to recognise outstanding final-year undergraduate students in Hanoi who demonstrate leadership through academic performance, community involvement, extracurricular activities, and possess good English-language skills. So far, the number of Vietnamese students receiving the AmCham scholarship has reached 184. The purpose of the programme is to help AmCham members find high-quality future employees and to demonstrate AmCham’s long-term commitment to Vietnam and its young people.


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