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U.S. Student Program

Through a grant from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, the Institute of International Education (IIE) recruits and selects American postgraduate students to carry out research in Vietnam on a ten-month grant. The U.S. Embassy serves as the grant administrator for students, who should find their own placements at institutions in Vietnam. Up to 5 students from the United States travel to Vietnam on an annual basis.

For more information and to apply: Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

The Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship
Launched in 2013 as a new component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. It sends U.S. citizens abroad to engage in an academic years of digital storytelling projects in up to three countries on globally significant themes. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society.

For more information: The Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship.

Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health
Fulbright-Fogarty fellowships are offered through a partnership between the Fulbright Program and the Fogarty International center of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The program carries the same benefits as the traditional Fulbright Study/Research grants. The program is designed for candidates who are currently enrolled in medical school or in a graduate-level program and who are interested in global health.

For more information: Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in Public Health.


Fulbright English Teaching Assistant
The English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Programs place Fulbrighters in classrooms abroad to provide assistance to the local English teachers. ETAs help teach English language while serving as cultural ambassadors for the U.S. The age and academic level of the students varies by country, ranging from kindergarten to university level. Applicants for ETA Programs can apply to only one country.

For more information: English Teaching Assistant to Vietnam

Ms. Phuong Hoang, Fulbright Coordinator
Email: VNFulbright@state.gov
Phone: (84-24) 3850-5000

POINT OF CONTACT for the English Teaching Assistant Program
Ms. Diu Vu, Fulbright Coordinator
Email: VNFulbright@state.gov
Phone: (84-24) 3850-5000