02 Apr 2012 APU Graduation Ceremony – Leading Scholarships Awarded
On 26/05/2012, APU International School held its 8th graduation graduation for its graduating students at the Opera Residence in Ho Chi Minh Town.
The ceremony had 500 participants in attendance, like representatives from nearby businesses to consultant delegates from the Ministry of Training and Training, the Division of Training, the Immigration Division, media, mothers and fathers, students and other friends. In the course of the ceremony, statements and speeches ended up provided to the 2012 graduating class from representatives from the Ministry of Training and Training, as nicely as from the mothers and fathers of the valedictorian and two salutatorians. Dr. Roy Nirschel, President of “The American College of Vietnam” undertaking, also a guest of honor, also gave a speech to the graduates.
Scholarships ended up awarded to fifty superb students by prestigious universities in the United States, such as the College of Missouri — Kansas Town, Central Washington College, Roger Williams College, the College of Denver, the College of Minnesota, Hamline College and Portland Condition College amongst some others. The scholarships extra up to virtually $2,000,000, of which six students obtained entire scholarships, really worth up to $100,000 for every award.
For the earlier 7 years, APU has been the only software in Vietnam that has been able to secure entire tuition scholarships for its valedictorian to attend one of their sponsoring US Universities. This is a incredibly distinctive opportunity and we have also been able to award 50 percent and component scholarships to our advantage scholars to attend our sister universities in the United States. Scholarships have ranged from $20,000 to $a hundred and seventy,000.
Eleven students in the eleventh grade graduated this calendar year and also achieved a GPA of 3.70 and above. Most of them obtained a scholarship from APU’s associate institutions in the United States.
For virtually ten years APU International School has successfully organized pathways for students to create into nicely rounded, crucial thinkers prepared for a US university instruction. Our associate universities in the United States have persistently been incredibly impressed with the performance of our alumni in their courses and the value they provide to their have university college student community. In the course of the earlier pair years, 85% of our graduates have made the Dean’s Record of their respective colleges through their to start with calendar year of faculty. It has been a pleasure to see a lot of of our alumni return from their university experiments in the United States to Vietnam and earning contributions critical for beneficial enhancement in the region, like assuming corporate positions, increasing and supporting their loved ones organizations, and even making their have start-ups.
APU strives to adhere to its mission to be the finest “pathway to US Universities” for Vietnamese students by location hassle-free paths to prestigious universities in the United States. It is accredited by the Environment Training Companies, as nicely as accreditation candidacy by the Western Association of Universities & Faculties and the Council of International Universities. APU is also the only member of the IIE in Vietnam and is an formal exam heart for the SAT, Superior Placement and ACT Standardized Exams.