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LG Opens Academy And Provides Scholarship To African Students

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LG starts an academy and sponsors African studies

The South Korean electronics manufacturer, LG Electronics, has decided to not only finance the studies of the impoverished African students, but also provide training to them as well. The electronics-manufacturing giant announced that it has established a commercial air-conditioned academy and awarded scholarships to additional group of students belonging to the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Lagos. LG news today supports the purpose of the development of the academy, which is to equip the university students with most advanced training and skills in the field of Commercial Air Conditioning - which is an evolving feature of the air-conditioning.

It is expected that this advanced training academy will not provide employment opportunities to the engineering students but at the same time, ensure that the high-tech electronics producer is supplied with African talent. This talent is likely to play an important role in confirming the growth of the company. The scholarship program is approximately three years old. It is conducted yearly as part of LG's corporate social responsibility (NYSE:CSR) activities. LG breaking news stated that the purpose of this program is to safeguard the empowerment of the African youngsters with the necessary assistance and finances to facilitate them in achieving their aspirations and dreams.

In the commencing ceremony of the training academy, Managing Director of the West African based operations of South Korean corporation said that as a mission driven organization and a social servant, the business believes that the appropriate learning environment needs to be developed in order to make the students perform brilliantly. The motive led to the development of LG Commercial Air-Conditioning Academy in the University of Lagos. It is predicted that the provision of scholarships and the development of the training academy would play an important role in enhancing the technical and intellectual knowledge of the learners.

LG news highlights that this scholarship program would sponsor the studies of the students of Engineering Faculty. These students would be the best students of the domain. The authority of the University and the company would select them in a very careful manner based on Grade Point Averages of 4.0 to 5.0. By choosing to finance the studies of the best students, LG electronics has made sure that the most capable students are given the chance to equip themselves with necessary educational experience. Critics have aggressively supported the idea and concept of LG. The program is directed towards the prosperity and establishment. It is anticipated that the decision will most likely motivate average students.