Intel awards 109 scholarships to technical female students through HEEAP

Intel Products Vietnam and HEEAP, led by Arizona State University, awarded scholarships to 109 female students from technical universities and colleges in Ho Chi Minh City, December 18, 2015. The 109 scholarships, worth a total value of VND 708,500,000, are part of an annual program under HEEAP’s framework. Between 2012 and 2015, there have been 436 scholarships awarded. A total of 2,834,000,000 VND has been awarded to young women from 14 engineering universities and colleges.


"Promoting educational opportunities for girls and capacity building for women is one of the core elements of Intel's education program and social responsibilities,” said Public Affairs Director of Intel Products Vietnam Ho Uyen at the ceremony. “With the desire of improving the percentage of female students in technical programs in Vietnam, we are committed to extending this scholarship program from 2015 to 2017 through HEEAP, to bring more opportunities for girls in their technical career paths.”


The 109 girls who received the scholarships came from 14 technical universities and colleges:


  • Dong An Polytechnic

  • Cao Thang Technical College

  • Thu Duc College of Technology

  • Ho Chi Minh Vocational College

  • Ly Tu Trong Technical College

  • Nguyen Tat Thanh University

  • Can Tho Vocational College

  • Ho Chi Minh City Technical and Economic College

  • Industry and Trade Vocational College

  • Vietnam-Singapore Vocational College

  • Ho Chi Minh University of Technology and Education

  • Ho Chi Minh City Institute of Applied Science and Technology

  • Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology

  • Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City


At the ceremony, representatives of HEEAP also announced the 2016 scholarship program which will begin accepting applications in September 2016.



  • Intel continues to award 109 scholarships to technical female students under HEEAP for universities and vocational colleges; each scholarship is worth VND 6.5 Million for a total of VND 708,500,000.
  • This is the fourth consecutive year Intel awarded such scholarships to reaffirm their commitment of enhancing access to technical education for girls and women.
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