Young Learner Scholarship Winners' Voices
The student view
"This scholarship is more than just a scholarship for me since it is my future and my hope … giving this kind of scholarship helps young people have stronger goals and feel successful." Jue May Lin
The parent view
"I feel proud of my daughter for winning the scholarship award because it enhanced her motivation in learning which is important in life [My daughter] had to develop power point slides by herself, create meaningful ideas and talk for duration on the topic in front of the judges. This experience really improved her presentation skills as well as her creative thinking which are valuable for her future learning." U Zaw Win
How do our winners feel?
"I am over the moon to have won such a prize in this competition. So much so that I don't even know how to express my feeling in words.” Thandar Lwin
"I was extremely happy and couldn’t believe it was real and spent the whole night amazed. … for the first time in my life I am really proud of who I am." Chaw
"I have fulfilled my dream." Shin Min Pyae
" I was jumping up and down with excitement. I realize the scholarship will help me to achieve my dream to study abroad." Harry Tun Nay Zaw
"I am very happy … [and] very excited." Shin Phway Nu @ Rosie
Who do our winners and their parents thank?
"Before competing, I practiced with my dad every day. My dad taught me how to speak, act, and not to be shy during the competition…That's why I got the scholarship from British Council. Thank you so much, my beloved dad." Zin Zin Htun
I want to thank myself for being persistent [and] I want to thank my teachers, especially Teacher Peter who is a wonderful teacher and taught me everything." Chaw
I would like to thank all the judges for their warm welcome to the competition and that really comforted me." Shin Min Pyae
"Thanks for your generous support to my son. He is the first in our family to attend the British Council and get an award. I am so proud." U Zaw Myo Htwe
And our Young Learner classes?
I'm… enthusiastic about taking part in such activities that will be a credit to me.” Thandar Lwin
I have decided to try my best in my class to be worthy of this prize." Jue May Lin