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Reston, VA, December 19, 2017 — Ms. Kimmy Duong, Vice Chair/Chief Financial Officer of Pragmatics, Inc. and President of The Kimmy Duong Foundation, announced the January 2018 opening of the Long Nguyen and Kimmy Duong Scholarship Program for Vietnamese-American Students. The scholarships will be available to Vietnamese-American students (United States Citizens and Permanent Residents) who demonstrate:

  • outstanding academic achievement,
  • strong leadership potential,
  • a track record of service to the Vietnamese and American communities,
  • pride in their Vietnamese culture and heritage, and
  • a passion to apply their academic background to create a better world, both in the United States and in Vietnam.

This program is for students enrolled in four Washington, D.C., area institutions:

  • The University of Maryland
  • George Mason University
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Montgomery College

Each scholarship has an annual value of $2,000. The scholarships are renewable annually for up to four years for students who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree. The online portal registration will be open to receive applications from January 18, 2018, through February 18, 2018. Scholarship winners will be announced in May 2018.

For details regarding qualifications and applications, please visit

About the Kimmy Duong Foundation
Education and Health are the cornerstones of a productive and fulfilling life. The Kimmy Duong Foundation provides scholarship support to students and humanitarian support to others in need to allow them to achieve their goals in Vietnam and the United States.

About PragmaticSERVES
Committed to serving communities across the United States and around the world, Ms. Duong and Dr. Long Nguyen, Pragmatics’ CEO and Founder, lead Pragmatics’ Corporate Responsibility program known as PragmaticSERVES. Through this program of charitable giving, Pragmatics maintains a vibrant culture of generosity, responsibility, and social awareness. For more than three decades, Pragmatics and its employees have contributed to numerous organizations and causes, with a focus on improving the quality of life for people in need, providing relief in times of turmoil, and promoting education and economic development.

About Pragmatics, Inc.
Pragmatics is a leading solutions provider for agile software engineering, agile business intelligence and analytics, audiovisual and networking technologies, cybersecurity, systems engineering, independent verification and validation, IT service management, program management, and transportation solutions. Externally appraised and rated CMMI-DEV® Maturity Level 5, Pragmatics is also ISO certified for 9001, ISO/IEC 20000-1, and ISO/IEC 27001. Pragmatics’ investment in both the CMMI and ISO programs demonstrates our organizational commitment to continuous process improvement and quality management.

Pragmatics serves clients from its headquarters in Reston, Virginia, and other sites across the United States. For additional information about the company, please visit

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