Scholarships for Vietnamese Students, 2017

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Get the most recent updates and facts about scholarships for Vietnamese students. Visit this section and discover the concise collection of Vietnamese student scholarships and awards. You can also access the best study abroad scholarships intending to support international students, undergraduates, postgraduates, doctoral students and researchers who wish to study abroad or in their hometown. Scholarships available here are for Vietnamese nationals and are both merit based and need based. We have compiled here many Vietnamese scholarships to provide you full details relating to program, funding resources, application process, eligibility standard, the upcoming deadlines and many more. These scholarship funds are offering reasonable monetary options. Below is the precise list of scholarships and grants approaching now exclusively for the Vietnamese students.

SEARCA Graduate Scholarship for Southeast Asians
Scholarship Provider: The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)
Eligible Students: The SEARCA Graduate Scholarship is open to nationals of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam who are regular employees of academic, research or government institutions and not more than 35 years old at the time of application.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s and PhD degrees.
Award Details: Scholarship covers stipend, tuition, international and domestic travel allowances, thesis/dissertation support, book allowance, and health insurance.
Application Deadline: 30 September

Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship
Scholarship Provider: University of Essex, UK
Eligible Students: These scholarships are restricted to applicants who are overseas fee payers and are entirely self-funded
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree at University of Essex in UK.
Award Details: These scholarships of £2,000 will only be made available as a reduction on the tuition fee that is payable on registration at the University.
Application Deadline: 30 September

Van-Thanh Nguyen PhD Engineering Scholarship for Vietnamese Students
Scholarship Provider: University of Auckland, New Zealand
Eligible Students: This Scholarship will be available to candidates who are: Citizens of Vietnam; and Eligible to enrol in a PhD degree in the Faculty of Engineering.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree at University of Auckland.
Award Details: The Scholarship will have an annual value of up to $7,500 for up to four years; up to $5,000 will be paid as a tuition fees credit and up to $2,500 as a stipend. The student will be required to pay all other fees, costs etc inherent in pursuing study at the University of Auckland as an international student.
Application Deadline: 31 August

Wellcome Trust International Engagement Awards
Scholarship Provider: Wellcome Trust, UK
Eligible Students: The scheme is open to a range of potential applicants, including scientists and health researchers, NGOs, educators, artists, theatre practitioners, and cultural and community organizations.
Course: Awards are available for undertaking research projects.
Award Details: Awards of up to £30,000 will be awarded.
Application Deadline: 19 February and 19 August

Newcastle University ASEAN Scholarships for Masters Students in UK
Scholarship Provider: Newcastle University, UK
Eligible Students: Student must be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore or Brunei and must hold a conditional or unconditional offer of a place on a postgraduate Master’s degree programme at Newcastle University, Newcastle city campus at the time of applying for this scholarship
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree at Newcastle University.
Award Details: Scholarship has a value of £3,000 payable towards the first year of tuition fees.
Application Deadline: 30th June

BU Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships for Vietnamese Students
Scholarship Provider: Bournemouth University, UK
Eligible Students: International student from China, India, Nigeria, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, the USA or Vietnam who is studying a full-time taught postgraduate course at BU are eligible.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing a full-time taught postgraduate course at BU.
Award Details: Scholarships include 50% fee reduction. The scholarship is paid as a reduction in your tuition fee for the duration of your course (excluding any repeat units).
Application Deadline: 31 May

ASEAN Masters Scholarship at University of Nottingham
Scholarship Provider: 
University of Nottingham, UK
Eligible Students: Applicants can apply for this scholarship if you are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes.
Course:  Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree including MRes.
Award Details: Total offer is of scholarships of 25% towards tuition fees.
Application Deadline: 20 May

Development Scholarships for Developing Countries in Czech Republic
Scholarship Provider:
 Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, the Faculty of Social Sciences
Eligible Students: Applications for these scholarships are open to all students from developing countries and/or countries going through a process of political and economic transition, who are applying for study in one of our Bachelor’s studies or Master’s studies programmes at Charles University Faculty of Social Sciences from academic year 2016/17.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing Bachelor’s studies or Master’s studies programmes at Charles University.
Award Details: Under the terms of this scholarship, students will receive a waiver of school fees for their first semester of study, plus a one-off payment of 50 000 CZK (about 2050 EUR) as a contribution towards living costs. School fees for the second semester of study will not be waived.
Application Deadline: 30th April

Khattar Scholarships for Masters Students at LSE in USA
Scholarship Provider: The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
Eligible Students: The scholarship is available for a one year taught masters programme in any subject.
Course:  Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree programme.
Award Details: Three awards of £33,000 are available for students from a South East Asian country to study on any taught masters programme in 2016/17.
Application Deadline: 27 April

Fulbright Vietnamese Student Scholarship Program
Scholarship Provider:
 The U.S. Embassy in Vietnam
Eligible Students: Students must have at least one undergraduate degree and have at least two years of work experience after graduation by the time of application.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing masters degree at US universities.
Award Details: Successful candidates will receive a full scholarship which covers tuition and fees, monthly stipend, round-trip airfare to the United States, and health insurance.
Application Deadline: April 15

Loom Nam Khong Pijai Scholarships
Scholarship Provider:  Royal Thai Government, Thailand
Eligible Students: Students must be from Thai, Myanmar, Laos PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam and China (Yunnan and Guanxi Provinces) and have a good education record in a 4-year undergraduate degree program with CGPA above 3.5 or equivalent.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).
Award Details: Each Scholarship award covers tuition and registration fees, accommodation, and a bursary for living expenses in AIT’s residential campus, for the entire period of 22 months master degree program.
Application Deadline: 31 March

BU Dean’s Scholarships for International Students in UK
Scholarship Provider: Bournemouth University, UK
Eligible Students: Students classified as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes are eligible to apply for the 50% award for international scholarships.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time taught postgraduate courses at Bournemouth University.
Award Details: These Dean Scholarships include 50% fee reduction.
Application Deadline: 18 November for January entry and 31 May for September  entry.

International Space University Scholarship Program in France
Scholarship Provider: The International Space University, France
Eligible Students: This financial aid is available for applicants from Europe, the United States, Canada and Australia, developing countries and from other countries.
Course: Scholarship is available for MSS, SSP and SH-SSP students.
Award Details: This aid is available to selected applicants, and covers a portion of their tuition fees.
Application Deadline: 15 March , SSP applicants: 30 April and SH-SSP applicants: 30 November

Daewoo Vietnam Scholarship
Scholarship Provider: The Daewoo Corporation
Eligible Students: All recipients must be full-time Master’s or doctoral students (applicants or current students) at the George Washington University and demonstrate high scholastic achievement by maintaining required academic averages for their programs of studies
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing full time graduate studies (Master’s or doctoral) at George Washington University.
Award Details: The Daewoo Corporation established an endowment at GW to offer scholarships of up to $10,000 (fees excluded) for the period of one academic year, renewable.
Application Deadline: 7 March

International Climate Protection Fellowships for Developing Countries in Germany
Scholarship Provider: Federal Environment Ministry’s (BMU) International Climate Initiative
Eligible Students: The first university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) must have been obtained within the past 12 years, counting from the end of the application period.
Course: Fellowships are available for undertaking research in Germany.
Award Details: Fellowship amount is according to qualifications between €2,150 and €2,650 per month.
Application Deadline: 1 March

Curtin International Merit Scholarships in Australia
Scholarship Provider:
 Curtin University, Australia
Eligible Students: This scholarship is only for international, full fee-paying, non-sponsored students from selected countries commencing studies at Curtin’s Western Australia campuses in 2016
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programme at the Curtin University.
Award Details: This scholarship provides eligible students 25% of their first year tuition fee, up to a maximum of AUD$10,000.
Application Deadline: 12th February

International Development Scholarship at RMIT University
Scholarship Provider: RMIT University
Eligible Students:  In order to apply for scholarship, student must be a citizen of the Philippines, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia or Vietnam.
Course: Scholarship is available for an undergraduate or postgraduate program commencing in 2016.
Award Details: The scholarship will comprise AU$5000 as a one-off payment towards tuition fees.
Application Deadline: 15th January

ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship (AUS) in Singapore
Scholarship Provider: National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
Eligible Students: The AUS is awarded to freshmen based on academic merit. These freshmen must be citizens or permanent residents of an ASEAN member country.
Course: This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at National University of Singapore (NUS).
Award Details: The scholarship will covers tuition fees and provides an annual living allowance of S$5,800. The scholarship is tenable for the minimum period of candidature for the respective undergraduate courses at NUS.
Application Deadline: 1st January

Alphawood Scholarships for Asian Students at SOAS in UK
Scholarship Provider:
 SOAS, University of London, UK
Eligible Students: Students must normally be resident in one of the following countries: Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar/Burma, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam. Applications will be considered from candidates who are not normally resident in these countries as long as they can show their intention and capacity to return or relocate to the region to pursue teaching or further study or otherwise intend to make a positive impact in the Southeast Asian region.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate taught or research program at SOAS, University of London.
Award Details: The Alphawood Scholarship will cover tuition fees in full, and a generous maintenance allowance towards the costs of living and studying in central London, as well as flights to and from the UK at the start and end of the course. Visa costs will also be covered. The maintenance allowance will be provided in line with the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) guidelines for London (Doctoral) and will be calculated pro-rata for programmes of less than a year. It is expected to cover the cost of accommodation.
Application Deadline: 18th December

Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program
Scholarship Provider: The Asia Foundation
Eligible Students: Students must have a demonstrable record of high achievement, and must show evidence of outstanding potential for professional advancement, and significant impact in their chosen field.
Course: It is a year long fellowship program involving intensive learning modules-short courses, conferences and study tours in Asia and the USA
Award Details: All program expenses are covered, including costs for coursework and programming, airfares and local transportation, lodging and meals, visa fees, and health and accident insurance. Fellows are also provided a per diem during program activities.
Application Deadline: December 1

WHO/TDR International Postdoctoral Training Scheme
Scholarship Provider: The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)
Eligible Students: Nationals/Residents from low- and middle income countries of WHO South-East Asia and West Pacific regions who are under 35 years of age for TIPS.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate programme.
Award Details: The scholarship covers one return economy airfare between the home country of the student and Bangladesh; tuition fees and a basic medical and accident insurance and other eligible costs.
Application Deadline: 30 November

Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program
Scholarship Provider: The U.S. Department of Agriculture
Eligible Students: Students must have completed a Master’s or higher degree and be in the early or middle stage of their career, with at least two years of practical experience.
Course: Fellowships provide training and collaborative research opportunities for generally scientists, researchers or policymakers who are in the early or middle stages of their careers.
Award Details: Fellowship is awarded usually for 6-12 weeks.
Application Deadline: November 15

Intermediate Fellowships for Developing Countries 
Scholarship Provider:  Wellcome Trust, UK
Eligible Students: Student must be a national or legal resident of a low- and middle-income country and should be either a graduate in a subject relevant to public health or tropical medicine with a PhD and three to six years’ postdoctoral experience.
Course: Fellowships are available for an independent research programme.
Award Details: Fellowships provide support that includes a basic salary for the fellow -research expenses; training costs where appropriate and justified an inflation and flexible funding allowance -support to attend scientific meetings; provision for public engagement costs and contributions to costs of the project which are directly incurred by the overseas institution may be provided.
Application Deadline: 12 November

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarships for Vietnamese Students
Scholarship Provider:  Cardiff University, UK
Eligible Students: Students who are partially sponsored and partially self-funding are eligible, provided that they are paying their own fees equal to at least the amount of the scholarship.
Course:  Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate taught degree programme at Cardiff University.
Award Details: Scholarship has a value of £5,000. All scholarships will take the form of a reduction in fee for the chosen degree programme.
Application Deadline: Applications for 2016 intake will be open soon.

Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) for Developing Countries’ Students
Scholarship Provider: 
Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation
Eligible Students: The NFP is meant for professionals who are nationals of and work and live in one of the 51 NFP countries. Candidates have to be nominated by their employer to be eligible for the fellowship. There also has to be a clear need for training within the context of the organization.
Course: Fellowships are available for masters degree programmes, short courses and PhD Studies at a Dutch higher education institution which offers the NFP-qualified course.
Award Details: An NFP fellowship is intended to supplement the salary that the fellow should continue to receive during the study period. The allowance is a contribution towards the costs of living, the costs of tuition fees, visas, travel, insurance and thesis research. If applicable, the fellowship holder is expected to cover the difference between the actual costs and the amount of the personal NFP allowances.
Application Deadline: Deadline to apply for each institute differs.

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for College of Technology Students
Scholarship Provider: The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Eligible Students: Applicants, in principle, must have graduated from an upper secondary school. Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese.
Course: Scholarships are available to study at a Japanese college of technology. A graduated grantee will be awarded a diploma and an associate degree.
Award Details: Scholarships include allowances, travel costs, tuition fees and other costs.
Application Deadline: The deadline of the applications differs according to the country

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
Scholarship Provider: Government of Canada
Eligible Students: Student must be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD level at Canadian universities.
Award Details: Each Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is valued at $50,000 per year.
Application Deadline: November 4

Chevening Scholarships for Postgraduate Students in UK
Scholarship Provider: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations
Eligible Students: Students must have an undergraduate degree that will enable them to gain entry to a post-graduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK.
Course: The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree at any UK University.
Award Details: This is a fully funded scholarship.
Application Deadline: 3 November

NEF Research Grant Programme for Asia-Pacific Region
Scholarship Provider: Nagao Natural Environment Foundation, Japan
Eligible Students: Student must be a national of developing country in the Asia-Pacific region who works full-time or is enrolled in a doctoral course, conducting research at a research institution or relevant organisation in his/her home country (those who work and/or study abroad are ineligible.);
Course: The NEF Research Grant Programme supports academic and scientific research.
Award Details: The maximum grant size in this programme is 500,000 Japanese yen per project for a maximum duration of two year.
Application Deadline: 19 October

University of Queensland Scholarships for Vietnamese Students in Australia
Scholarship Provider: University of Queensland, Australia
Eligible Students: Graduates from a recognised Vietnamese gifted school with a year 12 average grade of 8.0 or above on a 10 point scale.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate or masters degree level at University of Queensland.
Award Details: Scholarships cover up to 100% of the tuition fees only.
Application Deadline: 16th October

Mexican Government Scholarship Program for Foreign Students
Scholarship Provider: Mexican Government
Eligible Students: Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree, as required by the program for which the scholarship is requested. Students must have minimum grade point average of eight (8.0) on a scale of 0 to 10, or the equivalent, for the last academic degree received.
Course: Scholarships are available for a specialization, master’s degree or doctorate, conducting graduate-level research, or taking part in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic mobility program in Mexico.
Award Details: Scholarships include monthly stipend, transportation and other eligible cost.
Application Deadline: August 31

MMMF Grant for Women of Developing Countries in South Africa
Scholarship Provider:
 The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
Eligible Students: Eligible applicants are women from developing countries currently enrolled at the University of Witwatersrand, University of Stellenbosch, University of Pretoria and University of Cape Town in South Africa.
Course: Grant is available for students who are currently studying at the University of Witwatersrand, University Stellenbosch, University of Pretoria and University of Capetown.
Award Details: MMMF awards grants of approximately US$4,000 each.
Application Deadline: August 30th

DAAD Master Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance
Scholarship Provider: DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), Germany
Eligible Students: Very well qualified graduates with a first university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) who in the future want to actively contribute to the social and economic development of their home countries.
Course: Scholarships are for Master courses at a German institution of higher education. Before taking up Master studies the scholarship holders will be placed on German courses for normally 6 months (this also applies to scholarship holders in Master courses taught in English).
Award Details: DAAD pays a monthly scholarship rate of currently 750 €. The scholarship also includes contributions to health insurance in Germany. In addition, DAAD grants an appropriate travel allowance as well as a study and research subsidy and in applicable cases rent subsidies and / or family allowances. DAAD-scholarship holders are exempt from tuition fees.
Application Deadline: 31st July

Macedonian Government Undergraduate Scholarships for Vietnamese Students
Scholarship Provider: The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Macedonia
Eligible Students: The scholarships are available to outstanding students, not older than 22 years old who wish to pursue undergraduate studies.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree at the University of Information Science and Technology.
Award Details: Full scholarships will be awarded.
Application Deadline: July 31

ASEAN International Student Scholarship at Kasetsart University in Thailand
Scholarship Provider: Kasetsart University, Thailand
Eligible Students: Successful candidates must be a citizen of ASEAN member countries excluding Thailand, and be accepted for admission to the M.S. Agricultural and Resource Economics Program for 2017 academic year.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing M.S. program at Kasetsart University.
Award Details: Scholarship includes tuition fee waiver; 8,000 baht/month (US$ 245) stipend for 24 months; up to 50,000 baht (US$1,500) research expenditure/year for 2 years and 4,000 baht/year insurance coverage for 2 years.
Application Deadline: 30 April

IGIDR-IDRC Scholarships and Fellowships for Asian Countries Students
Scholarship Provider: International Development Research Center, Canada (IDRC)
Eligible Students:
Course: Scholarships and fellowships are available to visit IGIDR for a period of 12 months (extendable to a maximum of another 12 months) to undertake doctoral and postdoctoral research.
Award Details: The value of scholarship varies according to the program.
Application Deadline: April 30

CV Starr Scholarship for Vietnamese Students
Scholarship Provider: The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Eligible Students:  Applicants need to be nationals of Burma, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Course: Scholarship is available to pursue taught master’s programme.
Award Details: There is one award of approximately £5,000 available for those who apply for a taught master’s programme.
Application Deadline: 27 April

VEF Visiting Scholar Program for Vietnamese Students in USA
Scholarship Provider: The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF)
Eligible Students:  Applicants must be Vietnamese nationals who hold a Ph.D., a D.Sc., an M.D., or another research-based doctoral degree in a field supported by VEF and who are affiliated full-time with a Vietnamese university. M.D. recipients, who apply must verify that their U.S. host institution can accommodate their study or practice in the United States.
Course: Scholarships are available to pursue professional development training at U.S. universities or at U.S. research institutes.
Award Details: The program includes Cost of the actual visa application; costs for a pre-departure health check in Vietnam and any vaccinations required by the U.S. host institution; $500 to help defray costs of arriving and getting settled in the United States; A round-trip economy air ticket from Vietnam to the U.S. academic institution and return and many other benefits.
Application Deadline: April 10

VEF Fellowships for Graduate Students from Vietnam 
Scholarship Provider: The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF)
Eligible Students: College graduate with at least a Bachelor’s degree in a field of science or technology (S&T) or college juniors (3rd or 4th year) or seniors (final year students) pursuing a degree in S&T; no working experience required.
Course: Fellowships are available for pursuing research-based doctoral degree such as a PhD or an Sc.D., or a Master’s degree at leading universities in the United States.
Award Details: During the Fellow’s first and second years of study at the U.S. University, VEF provides an annual grant of $27,000, paid directly to the University, to help support each VEF Fellow. VEF will provide each Fellow a total of $2,000 in PDG funds during their entire program of study. VEF will provide a $500 Settling-In Allowance to the Fellow through the University in the first year.
Application Deadline: April 10

SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award
Scholarship Provider: Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and the Government of Australia
Eligible Students: The Award is open to any national (natural person or body corporate) of a SEAMEO Member Country. The applicant must be at least 18 years old.
Course: The award is available for undertaking a research project.
Award Details: The winner will receive a grant worth AUD$10,000, which is expected to support activities in relation to the winning innovative idea or project.
Application Deadline: 1st March

Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarship for Vietnamese Students
Scholarship Provider: The Hinrich Foundation, Hong Kong
Eligible Students: Applicants must be citizens of India, Cambodia, Vietnam and Philippines. They must have an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, be fluent in English and able to meet all academic, entrance and other requirements of the university.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree at Hong Kong Baptist University.
Award Details: Hinrich Foundation offers full scholarship supports covering tuition and mandatory fees, monthly living & incidental allowance, airfare, visa and educational materials.
Application Deadline: February 28

Setsutaro Kobayashi Memorial Fund/Foreign Students Research Grant in Japan
Scholarship Provider: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., Setsutaro Kobayashi Memorial Fund
Eligible Students: Foreign students or researchers who are presently enrolled in a doctorate program (not in a master program) of Japanese universities.
Course: Grants are available for conducting research.
Award Details: Maximum 1,200,000 yen per grantee will be available to approximately 32 grantees.
Application Deadline: February 28

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