PSNews – Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts recently announced his plan to create a scholarship fund that will enable at least two Vietnamese students to attend a four-year art education program in the United States.
Jordan said he has contributed part of his earnings from “Kong: Skull Island” movie as a way to express his gratitude and respect for Vietnamese people who paid great contribution to his success. The director has also contacted many Vietnamese units and donors to raise more fund for his scholarship fund.
The goal of the fund is to provide full tuition and accommodation fees along with book allowances and other expenses for two Vietnamese students every year. The scholarships given through this incentive program will be non-refundable grants. The grants include annual budget for each students to enable them to fully experience their student life. The scholarship also requires to have at least one female student chosen each year.
The scholarship is open to all Vietnamese students nationwide. The application process will not be based on students’ scores but theirs art passions and potentials.
Accordingly, chosen students can choose from a wild range of study areas, including cinematography, photography, screenplay, graphic design, advertising, acting, art history, dance, fashion design, game design and other art majors.
Jordan hopes that he will be able to create more educational opportunities for Vietnamese students in the future when the fund grows. He also said the scholarship will provide more opportunities for Vietnamese students to experience the advanced education system in the US. By Linh Bui