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Pony Chung Foundation Held 2019 Vietnam Scholarship Award Ceremony

- Presented Scholarship to College Students in Vietnam for 13 years; Cumulative Total of 740 Students

- Actively Engage in Scholarship Projects at Home and Abroad by Succeeding the Talent-Oriented Philosophy of Late Honorary Chairman Se-yung Chung  


 Pony Chung Foundation (Chairman Chul-su Kim) selected 60 students of Vietnam National University, Hanoi, and Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, as awardees of “2019-2020 Pony Chung Vietnam Scholarship” and awarded scholarship on Feb 28 and 29.  


 The award ceremony was held at Vietnam National University, Hanoi, on Feb 28 and at Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, on Feb 29. Vice President of Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Executive Director of Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, 30 awardees of each school, and 10 faculty members attended the ceremony. Pony Chung Foundation presented scholarships of $600, $100 more than in previous years, considering the tuition and inflation, to help students focus on their studies and gain more experience. Chul-su Kim, Chairman of Pony Chung Foundation, who hosted the scholarship award ceremony, said, “Pony Chung Vietnamese awardees selected so far will become a bridge between South Korea and Vietnam and lead the future to continue the innovation and challenge spirit of “Pony Chung” Honorary Chairman Se-yung Chung.”  


 Since Pony Chung Foundation started the Vietnam Scholarship Program in 2007, 740 Vietnamese students have received the scholarship. Additionally, it is providing more diverse opportunities for Vietnamese awardees by expanding the “Pony Chung Invitation Scholarship” that selects two outstanding students annually and supports a master program offered by the General Graduate School and the Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University, and the “Pony Chung Exchange Student Scholarship Program” that offers an opportunity to a Pony Chung Foundation scholarship awardee majoring in Korean studying in South Korea. 


 Pony Chung Foundation was established in 2005 by Mong-gyu Chung, chairman of the HDC Group, who inherited the talent-oriented philosophy of Se-yung Chung, the Honorary Chairman of HDC Hyundai Development Company. The Pony Chung Foundation will continue to select talents and provide a wide range of opportunities through various domestic and international scholarship programs.