From Thanh Nien News:
Eleven Vietnamese students have been awarded with the Singaporean government’s full undergraduate scholarship totaling US$1.24 million, or about $113,000 each.
The students will leave for Singapore later this month to attend three or four-year programs in the country’s major universities, including the Singapore Nanyang Technological University.
The scholarship recipients were selected on their academic merit, leadership qualities and potential to contribute to community development, according to a Singaporean embassy press release.
The scholarships, first announced at the 6th ASEAN Summit in Hanoi in December 1998 in the immediate aftermath of the Asian financial crisis to facilitate higher education for outstanding students in affected member nations, has been granted to 155 Vietnamese students thus far.