Go West Foundation to establish Phan Chau Trinh and Phan Boi Chau Scholarship from School Year 2016 – 2017

Go West Foundation, an educational non-profit organization with headquarters in Michigan USA, is pleased to announce the establishment of Phan Chau Trinh Talent Scholarship and Phan Boi Chau Opportunity Scholarship for the academic year 2016 – 2017. Each scholarship is worth from $5,000 and supported by funds from corporate and overseas Vietnamese sponsors.

A representative of Go West Foundation, Mr.Thomas Cong quoted, “We believe in a better future for Vietnam and that future lies in the hands of the today’s younger generation. As the older generation we feel an obligation to contribute to bring opportunities and to facilitate their access to higher education with liberal, progressive and humane characteristics in the West. We hope that many Vietnamese compatriots at home and abroad will contribute to this efforts and the scholarship candidates themselves, will come back to help paying it forward. We can create the effect of successive waves to push the country to better horizons. ”

Go West Foundation’s Phan Chau Trinh Talent Scholarship will be granted based on the level of academic excellence and extracurricular activities of candidates. Phan Boi Chau Opportunity Scholarship will be granted for candidates who have shown exceptional efforts to overcome difficult circumstances. Go West Foundation Scholarships named after two early 20th century Vietnamese patriots will give priority to applicants who have been accepted to study at an accredited university in the USA. Go West Foundation is seeking cooperation with social volunteer groups in Vietnam to expand its need based assistance to students in especial hardship situations.

We would like to thank the sponsors for Go West Foundation for your support. We have enacted comprehensive change in personnel and fundraising activities, in searching for scholarships and introducing study programs at Western universities to the younger generation in Vietnam.

Michigan, USA
April 27, 2016