AAX Launches The First Digital Asset Impact Scholarship in Vietnam to Enable Mass Adoption Through Education
02 Nov 2022
The AAX Impact Scholarship, the first of its kind, will enable talented and visionary students to gain access to higher education, exploring opportunities that blockchain and digital assets can play in expanding financial inclusion and security globally.
November 1, 2022 - AAX, a global digital asset exchange for everyone, is launching the first crypto-backed AAX Impact Scholarship in Vietnam. The AAX Impact Scholarship, the first of its kind, will enable talented and visionary students to gain access to higher education, exploring opportunities that blockchain and digital assets can play in expanding financial inclusion and security globally. AAX hopes to nurture and enable future visionaries of the digital asset industry to develop their skills, knowledge, and experience, providing them with a transformative journey that will mold them into better leaders in their respective communities.
There will be 5 beneficiaries of this year’s Impact scholarship who will be announced at the end of November 2022. Each successful participant will receive a scholarship fund of $10,000 USDT on top of monthly living expenses and a paid summer internship with AAX to support their professional development.
The scholarship amount will directly be transferred to their AAX Savings account - all the interest generated on a monthly basis can be withdrawn and used to cover everyday expenses.
In order to be eligible for the AAX Impact scholarship, applicants need to meet the following criteria:
Applicant needs to hold Vietnamese citizenship;
Have a strong academic record - they need to have a bachelor’s degree, enclosing their full academic record and their GPA score;
The GPA score needs to be of good academic standing;
Applicant needs to show a strong interest in blockchain technology and other innovative technologies that promote freedom and progress;
Applicant needs to demonstrate leadership in creating and sustaining a more diverse, inclusive community, on or off-campus.
To complete their application for the AAX Impact scholarship, applicants must submit:
A full academic record with a good GPA score.
A self-introductory video in English or Vietnamese that best showcases your skills and answers the following questions:
What do you know about blockchain and its impact?
How could the AAX Impact Scholarship improve your future?
What are ways in which AAX Savings has improved your life?
Name your video “Application to AAX Impact Scholarship.” Upload your video to YouTube or Facebook. Use the hashtag #AAXImpactScholarship in the description box of your YouTube video or Facebook post.
Submit an essay of 500 words or less in English or Vietnamese on this narrative:
At AAX, we recognize that impact and inclusion are key to success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds, and insights, we can inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our users. Please tell us about some of the challenges that your community is facing and how digital asset companies like AAX can help and build a more sustainable future for the people.
Applications are due no later than November 30 at 11:59 PM VNT (UTC+7) through this Google Form.
AAX is a top-tier digital assets exchange that caters to a global audience, with a vision of bringing the benefits of digital assets to everyone. Through an accessible range of products and by contributing to the conversation about digital assets and culture, we aim to empower the estimated 96% of people worldwide who do not yet own Bitcoin and other digital assets to build better and more inclusive economies.
Favored by more than three million users in over 160 countries, AAX is the first exchange to use the Satoshi Standard (SATS) to drive the adoption of Bitcoin. We are also the first to be powered by a world-class matching engine, offering high-yield savings packages, 200+ spot pairs, deeply liquid futures markets, regular discounts on major tokens, and a range of on- and off-ramp products.
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