The signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement between the Dao Minh Quang Foundation and the VNU University of Science (VNU-HUS) was held on 27/11/2017. The ceremony took place in front of the witness of representatives of the Dao Minh Quang Fund and the Board of Rectors, representatives of leaders of departments, faculty and representatives of students of the VNU-HUS.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Noi - Rector of the VNU University of Science and Dr. Dao Minh Quang - Chairman of the Dao Minh Quang Fund signed the agreement
The initial cooperation period is 03 years, starting from 01/9/2017 to 31/8/2020, from academic year 2017-2018 through 2019-2020. During this time, the Fund will focus on encouraging and providing financial support by awarding prizes and scholarships to outstanding students who are studying at 8 faculties and High School for Gifted Students under the VNU - HUS.
As agreed, during the first three years of the partnership, the Fund will support the University with a total funding limit of 300 million VND per year. In addition, the Fund may provide additional funding for the organization and implementation of scientific research activities by young staff and students; additional prizes may be awarded to students participating in contests organized by the University and the Foundation.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Noi - Rector of the VNU University of Science speaking at the ceremony
On behalf of staffs, lecturers, students of the whole University, Rector - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Noi would like to thank Dao Minh Quang Foundation in general and Dr. Dao Minh Quang, Chairman of the Fund in particular, has paid special attention to the students of the University. On this occasion, the Rector of the VNU-HUS introduced the representatives of the Dao Minh Quang Fund about the tradition of the University and some outstanding achievements in the past.
Dr. Dao Minh Quang and his wife - Musician Le Thi Thanh
Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Dao Minh Quang, Chairman of the Fund expressed his wish for long-term cooperation with the VNU University of Science, not only financial support but also cooperation in many fields such as scientific research on sustainable development, renewable energy, security environmental protection, ...The Chairman advised and placed high expectations for students and students of the VNU University of Science in fostering a spirit of study, overcome difficulties and rise in learning and life. Dr. Dao Minh Quang asserted that the Fund always encourages new ideas of students.
Information about the cooperation agreement:
Every year, the Fund will award 28 "Dao Minh Quang Fund Awards" and 16 "Dao Minh Quang Scholarships" to excellent students of the VNU University of Sciences.
The "Dao Minh Quang Foundation Award" is awarded to 08 students with highest score of the entrance exam at 08 Faculties, valued at 5 million VND / student; 20 high school students took prizes in the National Excellent Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Informatics exam, worth 3 million VND / student.
The "Dao Minh Quang scholarship" is worth 10 million VND per student, which is aimed at students with special difficulties and the best academic achievements (02 students/ Faculty). It is expected to start at the beginning of the semester (in the beginning of September each year) and in the beginning of the second semester (February).
To the extent feasible, the Foundation cooperates with the University, advises and assists the University to undertake activities for the search of cooperation projects on training and research with Germany or with other countries where the beneficiary are students, lecturers of 08 faculties of the University. In addition, the Fund provides funding to cover the administrative costs of the cooperative process.
Information about Dao Minh Quang Fund:
Dao Minh Quang Foundation was established under the German Civil Code. On 21/12/2016, the Fund was established by the Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection of the State of Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, officially recognized as an independent legal fund and funded by the Department of Finance Berlin is recognized as a public utility fund because of its charitable activities.
Dao Minh Quang Foundation pursues public interest objectives, promotes development cooperation between Vietnam and Germany, especially in the fields of general education, vocational training and university training, sustainable agricultural development, music and culture. Specifically, in the field of general education and university, the Fund's policy is to encourage students and students with excellent academic achievements and projects of scientific research ideas and novelty with the topic involves the start-up and management of enterprises as well as sustainable development, renewable energy, environmental protection, music, literature and German-Vietnamese culture, etc. The incentives are implemented through awarding talents and financial aid in the form of partial scholarships for a certain period of time to students, students and graduate students. It also promotes scientific exchanges between Vietnam and Germany by providing financial support for research activities in Germany.