Fulbright Vietnamese Student Scholarship Program in USA, 2016-2017

Fulbright Vietnamese Student Scholarship Program in USA, 2016-2017

KIU GraduatesSCHOLARSHIPS: The U.S. Embassy is inviting applications for approximately 20 to 25 fully-funded scholarships for the academic year 2016-2017. Scholarship is open for Vietnamese students. Scholarship is available for pursuing masters degree level at US universities. Successful candidates will receive a full scholarship which covers tuition and fees, monthly stipend, round-trip airfare to the United States, and health insurance. The deadline to submit the application is April 15, 2015.

Study Subject(s): The Program supports study in most fields of social sciences and humanities, including: American Literature, American Studies, Agricultural Economics, Anthropology, Architecture, Art/Film Studies, Business (all fields), Communications, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Management of IT/Information system, Journalism, Language/Literature (non-U.S.), Law, Library Science, Linguistics/Language Teaching, Philosophy, Political Science, Project/Program Management, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Health, Social Work, Sociology, Urban/Community Planning and Women/Gender Studies
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing masters degree level at US universities.
Scholarship Provider: The U.S. Embassy in Vietnam
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Competition is open to people who meet the following criteria
-Be a Vietnamese citizen (no dual citizenship)
-Have at least one undergraduate degree
-Have at least two years of work experience after graduation by the time of application
-Have a valid minimum TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 6.5.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of Vietnam can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The U.S. Mission in Vietnam is pleased to announce the Fulbright Vietnamese Student Scholarship Program for academic year 2016-2017. Established in 1946 and funded by the U.S. government, 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 which recruits and nominates young Vietnamese professionals for Master’s degree programs at U.S. universities. Approximately 20 to 25 fully-funded scholarships are granted on an annual basis. Since 1992, more than 500 Vietnamese students have been selected to participate in the Program.

Number of award(s): Approximately 20 to 25 fully-funded scholarships are granted on an annual basis.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Successful candidates will pursue a Master’s degree that begins in the academic year 2016-2017. Fulbright Vietnam will arrange placement at universities in the United States. Successful candidates will receive a full scholarship which covers tuition and fees, monthly stipend, round-trip airfare to the United States, and health insurance.

Selection Criteria: Competition will be based on academic and professional merits, without regards to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, geographic location, socio-economic status, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. Preference is given to those without recent experience in the United States. A successful applicant is someone who can:
-Demonstrate a clear and detailed description of the study objectives, and show a clear connection between their study objectives and future goals through a compelling set of essays.
-Have a depth and breadth of work experience in their intended field of study, and a full understanding of the field.
-Demonstrate leadership potential based on the participation in academic, extra-curricular, community and professional development activities, and personal attributes.
-Show dedication to Vietnam and potential to make a positive impact upon return
-Contribute to promoting the mutual understanding between the people of the United States and Vietnam through educational and cultural exchange activities.
-Be willing to be a cultural ambassador of Vietnam.
-Have demonstrated academic excellence and strong English proficiency

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: All applicants must online. A complete online application package must include:
-Application form
-Two essays (study objectives and personal statement)
-Three letters of recommendation
-Transcripts and diplomas
-TOEFL iBT and/or IELTS score reports
-Curriculum vitae

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline to submit the application is April 15, 2015.

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