Merali Scholarship Award Ceremony on September 20, 2015

On December 16, 2015

On Sep 20, 2015, Center for Education and Development (CED), in collaboration with National University of Civil Engineering (NUCE), held successfully the Merali Scholarship Award Ceremony. 67 female students received the scholarship, including 20 students from NUCE, 40 from Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), and 7 from Vietnam National University (VNU). The ceremony went on joyfully and warmly. All the performances were prepared by Merali Scholarship recipients and one of them was the MC.

Came to the ceremony, there were many guests and representatives from the scholarship program and universities:

  • Ms. Yasmin Merali, Director of The Merali Foundation
  • Dr. Michael DiGregorio, Country Representative of The Asia Foundation in Vietnam
  • Ms. Dinh Kieu Nhung, Office Manager of The Asia Foundation in Vietnam
  • Ms. To Kim Lien, Director of Center for Education and Development
  • Mr. Vu Anh Minh, Deputy Director of Center for Education and Development
  • Assoc.Prof.-Dr. Pham Xuan Anh, Vice-principal of NUCE
  • Mr. Bui Quang Trung, Head of Office of Political and Students Affairs, NUCE
  • Mr. Dinh Van Hai, Head of Office of Political and Students Affairs, HUST
  • Ms. Nguyen Thi Tuyet, Vice Chief of the Department of Political and Students Affairs, VNU

Assoc.Prof.-Dr. Pham Xuan Anh, Vice-principal of NUCE opened the ceremony with a speech.

DSC_0880 Assoc.Prof.-Dr. Pham Xuan Anh, Vice-principal of NUCE

Next was the speech of Dr. Michael DiGregorio, Country Representative of The Asia Foundation in Vietnam.

DSC_0885 Dr. Michael DiGregorio, Country Representative of The Asia Foundation in Vietnam

Ms To Kim Lien, Director of CED gave a speech and thanked The Merali Foundation and The Asia Foundation for their support.

DSC_0902 Ms. To Kim Lien, Director of Center for Education and Development

Ms Yasmin Merali, Director of The Merali Foundation gave a speech.

DSC_0933 Ms. Yasmin Merali, Director of The Merali Foundation

Mr Vu Anh Minh, Deputy Director of CED evaluated employment of 33 graduated VNU students after 1 month.

DSC_0968 Mr. Vu Anh Minh, Deputy Director of Center for Education and Development

Ms Dinh Thi Hien from NUCE expressed her thoughts on 4-year scholarship she received and appreciation towards The Merali Foundation, The Asis Foundation and CED.

DSC_0983 Ms Dinh Thi Hien from NUCE

Ms Nguyen Thi Thuong from HUST expressed her thoughts on 4-year scholarship she received and appreciation towards The Merali Foundation, The Asis Foundation and CED.

DSC_0997 Ms Nguyen Thi Thuong from HUST

Ms Nguyen Thi Chi from VNU expressed her thoughts on 4-year scholarship she received and appreciation towards The Merali Foundation, The Asis Foundation and CED.

DSC_1010 Ms Nguyen Thi Chi from VNU

Photos of awarding Merali Scholarship Certificates:

DSC_0020 Ms Yasmin Merali giving flowers to the female students DSC_0016 Dr. Michael DiGregorio giving certifications to the female students DSC_0060 The guests and Merali scholars