Fulbright Vietnamese Students Program Academic Year 2011 - 2012
December 3, 2009
The U.S. Embassy in Vietnam announces the 2011 Fulbright Vietnamese Student Scholarship Program. The scholarship will cover tuition and fees, monthly stipend, round-trip airfare to the U.S. and health insurance.
Established in 1946 and funded by the U.S. Congress, the Fulbright Program aims at achieving mutual understanding through academic and cultural exchange. The Fulbright Vietnamese Student Program is a competitive, merit-based scholarship program. Successful candidates will pursue a Master’s degree program that begins in the academic year 2011-2012.
Competition is open to all applicants who meet the following minimum criteria: be a Vietnamese citizen, have at least one undergraduate degree, have at least one year of work experience after the date of undergraduate diploma by April 1, 2010, and a valid minimum TOEFL score of 550 (institutional) equivalents to 79 (iBT) or IELTS 6.5. The Program supports study in most fields of social sciences and humanities, including American Studies, Communications, Education, Economics, MBA, Law, International Relations, Journalism, Library Science, Public Administration, Social work, Public Health, Public Policy, TESOL, Gender and Women Studies, etc.
To participate in the competition, applicants must submit a complete application package including an application form, three letters of reference, notarized photocopies of diplomas and transcripts (including notarized English translations) and photocopies of TOEFL/IELTS score reports. Further information can be viewed on the Fulbright website at: http://vietnam.usembassy.gov/fvst.html.
The application submission is due no later than 5:00 p.m, April 1, 2010. Application should be sent to: Fulbright Vietnamese Student Program, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, 7 Lang Ha, Hanoi.