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Scholarship Awards 2019-20

The Philip David Gray Trust is pleased to announce the award of five new university scholarships starting in the 2019-20 academic session: Do Hong Xuan, Can Tho University Do Tan Tai, HCMC University of Science Nguyen Hoa Binh, Hanoi University … Continue reading

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Challenges of Power Generation in Southeast Asia

On Wednesday 20 February, Dr Peter Meier delivered a lecture to staff and students of Stewart’s Melville College, Edinburgh, on the challenges of developing hydroelectric power in Southeast Asia. Dr Meier’s talk, entitled “Exporting electricity to boost economic growth: will … Continue reading

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Scholarship Awards 2018-19

The Philip David Gray Trust is pleased to announce the award of six new university scholarships starting in the 2018-19 academic session: Ho Nguyen Hai Tuan, HCMC University of Science Nguyen Thi Hao Nhi, Hue University College of Education Nguyen … Continue reading

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Development Economics Workshop Tackles Economic Migration

This year’s Development Economics Workshop, held on 11 October at Stewart’s Melville College in Edinburgh, focussed on economic migration. The three hour session, attended by around 20 economics students, began at 1:30pm with a short introductory lecture by guest speaker, … Continue reading

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Trust Scholars Gather in Nha Trang

Twenty-one Trust scholarship students, graduates and volunteers met on the weekend of 22-23 September in Nha Trang for the second Trust Scholarship Programme Retreat. Following on from the success of the first Retreat in 2015 in Hoi An, this gathering … Continue reading

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Overcome the challenge

“Challenge” is an academic competition in Information Technology held annually at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Science in Vietnam. Each year, the competition attracts more than 800 students from all the universities and colleges related to Information Technology … Continue reading

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2017 Edinburgh Economics Workshop Focusses on Vietnam and the World Bank

For the third time, the Philip David Gray Trust has sponsored an annual development economics workshop for the students of Stewart’s Melville College in Edinburgh. Held on 12 October 2017, the workshop focussed on the work of the World Bank … Continue reading

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Scholarship Awards 2017-18

The Philip David Gray Trust is pleased to announce the award of seven university scholarships starting in the 2017-18 academic session. This is the largest number of awards that the Trust has ever made in a single year. The new … Continue reading

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CREATING A COMMUNITY PROJECT WITH THE PHONG LAN FUND

The Orchid Scholarship Fund announces the “Community Project Creation” Sponsorship Program. The purpose of the program is to encourage participants’ mobility and help them realize their dreams and aspirations that are beneficial to society and those around them. Applications are … Continue reading

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Doctoral Studies for PDG Scholar

Luong Cong Nho (second from left in photo), a PDG Trust scholar, is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, following completion of a two year Masters in Medical Sciences at the same university. Nho’s postgraduate studies … Continue reading

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