APEC funds scholarships for young professionals in HCM City

The Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) will fund 125 scholarships worth VND425 million (US$19,125) for students and young professionals in architecture and construction fields in Ho Chi Minh City.

The scholarships are for a training course in AutoCAD and SKETCHUP software at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, which will start on December 5. 

This is the first time APEC has provided the scholarships for Vietnam via the Japanese Government’s human resources development project, according to Saigon Giai phong newspaper. 

The programme aims to improve professional skills for the youngsters in developing countries, including Vietnam, to meet businesses’ recruitment demand and mitigate unemployment rate.