Toyota Scholarship Program 2014: Toyota Vietnam awards 115 scholarships to excellent Technical and environment students

Hanoi Capital,  24th January, 2015 – Toyota Vietnam Foundation (TVF) and Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) officially announce to continuously implement the Toyota Scholarships 2014 for excellent technical and environment students. This year, the Toyota Scholarship Program 2014 will award 115 scholarships (4 million VND for each scholarship) to 115 execellent technical and environment students from 16 universities in the country, with the total value of 460 million VND. In addition to that, within the scope of the program, this year TMV also grant 16  gearboxes of Camry, Corolla and Vios for better assist in their teaching facilities and activities.
Started in 1997, after 17 consecutive year of implementation, with 1.921 scholarships awarded, the Toyota Scholarship Program has been encouraged the learning spirit and promote the creativity in science researching for students in universities as well as to actively contribute to the human resources training and development for Vietnam industry in general and the automobile industry in particular.
This year, Toyota Scholarship Program 2014 will be held in 5 cities/provinces including: Ho Chi Minh city, Can Tho city, Da Nang city, Hanoi capital, Vinh city from 13 to 27 Jan 2015. According to that, it will be held in TMV’s plant for students of 9 Northern universities today, 24 Jan 2015.
Especially, 59 students from Northern universities including: Hanoi University of Science and Technology; University of Transportation; Hanoi University of Industry; University of Economy & Technology; Quang Ninh Univerisity of Industry; Nam Dinh University of Technical training; Vietnam University of Marine; Thai Nguyen University; Hung Yen University of Technical Training, will have the opportunity of  joining in TMV’s plant tour for learning about the production process of  completed assembling Toyota vehicle in Vietnam. 
In 27 January, the Awarding Ceremony will continue being held in Vinh University of Technical Training.
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Yoshihisa Maruta – President of TVF, President of TMV said: ``In 2015, TMV will celebrate the 20th year anniversary. Taking this chance, we would like to show our appreciation to Vietnam as well as TMV’s vision in the next 10 years. We desire to expand and start new CSR activities, focusing on Traffic Safety, Education, Sports & Culture. Thus, we are now studying what CSR activities would more contribute to Vietnam society.TMV always believe in young students who are valuable property for company and society. Besides, human resouces development is the best way to develop sustainable society. Thus, we always piority focus on Education & Training. In future, we will continue to improve this program.``
Over the past 19 years of operation and development, with the commitment of being a good citizen in the local community, TMV has always made positive contributions to Vietnam’s society. Especially, TMV has always put priority to promote the social contribution activities in education, training and human development. Therefore, since the establishment, TMV has contributed more than 19 million USD for social contribution activities in Vietnam.

REFERENCE INFORMATION
1. List of universities for Toyota scholarship 2014:

 

Area

No.

University

Scholarship

Equipments

Technical

Invironment

North

1

Hanoi University of Technology & Sciences

 

 

Camry Gearbox

2

Hanoi University of Transport & Communications

 

 

Camry Gearbox

3

Quang Ninh University of Industry

 

 

Vios Gearbox

4

Nam Dinh University of Technical Education

 

 

Vios Gearbox

5

Hanoi University of Industry

 

 

Camry Gearbox

6

University of Economics, Engineering & Industry

 

 

Camry Gearbox

7

University of Marine Vietnam

 

 

Vios Gearbox

8

University of Machanics & Industry (Thai Nguyen University)

 

 

Camry Gearbox

9

Hung Yen University of Technical Education

 

 

Camry Gearbox

Center

10

Vinh University of Technical Education

 

 

Vios Gearbox

11

Da Nang University of Technology

 

 

Camry Gearbox

12

Tay Nguyen University

 

 

Combination of Engine and Gearbox

South

13

HCM University of Technology

 

 

Camry Gearbox

14

Ho Chi Minh University of Industry

 

 

Corolla Gearbox

15

HCM University of Technical Education

 

 

Corolla Gearbox

16

Can Tho University

 

 

Vios Gearbox

 

Tổng số

 

 

16

115

16

 

 

2. Toyota Vietnam Foundation (TVF):
TVF was established in October 2005 by the cooperation of Toyota Motor Vietnam, Ministry of Education and Training, and Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism with the initial fund of 4 million US dollars. TVF focuses on supporting socio-cultural exchange and development, especially supporting to improve education and training quality and the development of human resource in Vietnam, including five main activities:
Traffic safety:

  • Traffic Safety Education Program``: has been implemented annually since 2005 in order to educate traffic safety for primary pupils nationwide

Education – Training and human resource development

  • Monozukuri course`` – Know-how of success in manufacturing and business: has been held since 2005 in order to share the key to success of Toyota to Vietnam businesses and students.
  • Toyota Scholarship``: has offered 1.921 scholarships since 1997 for excellent students of universities of technology, engineering and  environment majors  nationwide.
  • Toyota Scholarship for Vietnamese young music talents``: has offered 560 scholarships since 2009 for excellent students of 5 musical universities/colleges nationwide.

 Culture & society:

  • Toyota Concert Tour``: has been organized since 1998 with the purpose to help Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra upgrade performance to international level.

 
For further information, please visit our website at http://www.toyotavn.com.vn or contact to:
  
Ms. Le Thi Huong Diu
Deputy General Manager - PR & CSR Department
Strategic Planning Division
Toyota Motor Vietnam
8th floor, Viglacera building, No 1 Thang Long avenue, Me Tri, Tu Liem, Hanoi
Tel: (84-4) 35536878 – 98 (Ext: 130).
Fax: (84-4) 35536841- 42
Email: kldiulh@toyotavn.com.vn