Five Vietnamese are among 89 students from 34 countries in the Republic of Korea (RoK) receiving scholarships from the Woojung Education and Culture Foundation (WECF) of Booyoung Group in the first semester in 2022.
The total funding for the 89 excellent students is valued at some KRW350 million (US$318,000).
Since its establishment in 2010, the WECF has so far granted scholarships worth some 8.3 billion KRW for 2,115 foreign students from 41 nations. There have been 306 Vietnamese students among the scholarship recipients.
In Vietnam, the Booyoung Group has donated 10,000 digital pianos and 205,744 blackboards and supported the construction of the Phan Chu Trinh junior high school in central Quang Nam province and Ha Dong primary school in Hanoi.