Hongsa Power Company has awarded 40 scholarships worth 120 million kip (US$14,900) to secondary students in the districts of Hongsa, Ngeun, and Xienghone in Xayaboury Province for this academic year 2018-2019.
Thirty scholarships were awarded to schools in Hongsa district, 8 scholarships to Ngeun district and 2 to Xienghone district.
The handover ceremony of the scholarship for Xienghone district took place on 27 Sep, and those for Hongsa and Ngeun districts were held on Sep 28.
Since 2011, Hongsa Power has been awarding scholarships to the outstanding students of the three districts of the province and has built 12 schools for local communities including four kindergarten schools, five primary schools, and three secondary schools.
These schools are located in Hongsa district.
Source: Lao News Agency