Applications Open for Fulbright Vietnamese Student Program Academic Year 2019-2020

Media Release

HANOI, January 18, 2018 – The U.S. Embassy in Vietnam announces the Fulbright Vietnamese Student Scholarship Program.  The scholarship will cover tuition and fees, monthly stipend, round-trip airfare to the United States 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 for the academic year 2019-2020.

Competition is open to all applicants who meet the following minimum criteria: Hold single Vietnamese citizenship; have at least two years of work experience after graduation by the time of application; have a valid minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79 or IELTS 6.5.

The Program supports master’s study programs in most fields of social sciences and humanities, including but not limited to American Studies, Communications, Education, Economics, Business, 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 apply online at: A complete online application package includes an application form, three letters of reference, diplomas and transcripts (including notarized English translations), TOEFL/IELTS score reports, and a curriculum vitae. The deadline of application submission is 5:00 p.m., May 15, 2018.

Information sessions will be held in major cities/provinces to guide the prospective candidates through the application process. Details can be found on the Fulbright website at: