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Fulbright Vietnamese Student Program Academic Year 2024-2025
December 22, 2022

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HANOI, December 22, 2022 – The U.S. Embassy in Vietnam is pleased to announce the Fulbright Vietnamese Student Scholarship Program.  This scholarship will cover fees related to tuition, round-trip airfare to the United States, a monthly stipend, and health insurance.

Established in 1946 and funded by the U.S. Congress, the Fulbright Program aims to advance mutual understanding through academic and cultural exchange and this year marks a special milestone of 30 years of Fulbright in Vietnam. 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 2024-2025.

Competition is open to all applicants who meet the following minimum criteria: hold Vietnamese citizenship and reside in Vietnam throughout the application and selection process (dual citizenship not permitted); have at least two years of work experience after graduation by the time of their application; and have a valid minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79 or IELTS 6.5 or PTE-Academic 58 or Duolingo 105. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Program supports Master’s degree 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: https://apply.iie.org/ffsp2024/.  A complete online application package includes an application form, three letters of reference, diplomas and transcripts (including notarized English translations), TOEFL/IELTS/PTE/Duolingo score reports, and a curriculum vitae.  The deadline of application submission is 5:00 p.m, April 17, 2023 (Vietnam time).

Details can be found on the embassy’s Fulbright web site.