A ceremony to honour successful
candidates from Htoo Foundation's ''Free Education Study group for Matriculating Students''
was held at ''Htoo Foundation's Boarding House for Free Education'' on 12 July 2012 at Duttan
Ward in Putao. The ceremony was attended by Vice-commander Aung Kyaw Tun, District
Administrtive Officer of Putao District, depermental heads, invited guests, parents, villages
elders and students. Htoo Foundation presented Kyat 100,000 and a medal to each of the 41
students who passed the matriculation exam in three acedamic years and extra Kyat 50,000 for
each subject passed with distinction.
Htoo Foundation’s “Free Education Study Group for Matriculating Students” was established in
2009-2010 academic year.
In the 2009-2010 acedamic year, 4 out of
24 participating students passed the exams constituting 8% success rate. In 2010-2011
acedamic year, 12 out of 64 participating students passed the exams with a success rate of
18.75% and in 2011-2012 acedamic year, 25 out of 68 participating students passed the exams
bringing the success rate to 36.76%. One of the successful candidates passed the exams with
distinctions in mathematics in the 2011-2012 acedamic year.
Htoo Foundation awarded scholarships to successful candidates from Htoo Foundation's ''Free
Education Study Group for Matriculating Students' 'to enable them to pursue university