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1. VEF Fellowship Program for 2015 (http://home.vef.gov/details.php?mid=6&cid=362)

The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) is pleased to announce the 2015 VEF Fellowship Program. The Fellowship application and selection process is open, competitive, and transparent. Applicants do not need to pay any fees to anyone in order to apply or be considered for a VEF Fellowship. Winners are chosen based on individual merit, including academic performance and preparation, intellectual capabilities, English proficiency, and the potential for contribution to scientific education and research.

- December 10/2013 to April 10/2014: Application deadline

- Contact info: 84-4-3936-3670, vefhanoi@vef.gov

2. Fulbright Vietnamese Student Program (http://vietnam.usembassy.gov/fvst.html)

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 for students in social sciences and humanities. Successful applicants will receive support in university placement and a full scholarship which covers tuition and fees, monthly stipend, round-trip airfare to the U.S. and health insurance. Selection is based on study objectives, work experience, understanding of the chosen field of study, impact potential, leadership, academic excellence and English proficiency.

Timeline

    December: Grant announcement

    April: Application deadline

    June – July: Application review and semi-finalist selection

    September: Interviews & finalist selection

    October: Finalists take GRE/GMAT/TOEFL iBT

    November: U.S. universities placement

    April - May: Confirmation of final university placement

    May: Pre-departure orientation

    June – July: Medical check-up and visa application

    July – August: Departure

Contact info: Tel: 84-4-3850-5000; Email: pas.culture@gmail.com. Tel: 84-4-3850-5089 or email: nguyenHT4@state.gov.

3. Vietnamese Fulbright Scholar Program

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) assists in the administration of the Fulbright Scholar Exchange Program for faculty and professionals. Started in 1998, the Program recruits and nominates Vietnamese scholars for placement by CIES as lecturers and researchers in U.S. universities for terms of three to 10 months. From six to eight scholars from Vietnam travel to the United States on an annual basis.

Timeline

    October: Deadline of application submission

    November – December: Peer Review Panel

    January: Interview the shortlisted candidates

    End of January: Submission of semi-finalist candidates to Washington

    February - March: Selection results available from Washington

    April – July: Affiliation and Visa Process

    August: Pre-departure Orientation for the departing grantee

Contact info: Tel: 84-4-3850-5000; Email: pas.culture@gmail.com. Tel: 84-4-3850-5089 or email: nguyenHT4@state.gov.

4. SUSI for Student Leaders

These are five-week intensive academic programs whose purpose is to provide Vietnamese undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the U.S., while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills.  Participants are selected based on 1) academic record, 2) leadership skills and potential, 3) community involvement and extra-curricular activities, and 4) English proficiency.

Timeline

    December: Call for applications

    January: Deadline for submission of applications to the Embassy

    Jan-Feb: Screening of applications; interviews of shortlisted candidates

    February: Submission of finalists to Washington

    March: Selection results available from Washington

    June: Departure of selected candidates

Contact info: Tel: 84-4-3850-5000; Email: pas.culture@gmail.com. Tel: 84-4-3850-5089 or email: nguyenHT4@state.gov.

5. Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD)

This program provides scholarships for one semester or one academic year of study at a U.S. university.  The goal is to provide a diverse group of emerging student leaders, from non-elite and under-represented groups, with a substantive exchange experience at a U.S. college or university, with in-depth exposure to U.S. society, culture and academic institutions. Students are selected based on 1) academic record, 2) leadership skills and potential, 3) community involvement and extra-curricular activities, and 4) English proficiency (minimum TOEFL score of 525 (paper-based) or 70 (iBT).

Timeline

    September: Call for applications

    November: Deadline for submission of applications to the Embassy

    Nov-Dec: Screening of applications; interviews of shortlisted candidates

    December: Nomination of finalists to Washington

    March: Selection results available from Washington

    June: Placement information available

    July: Departure of selected candidates (whole academic year program)

    January: Departure of selected candidates (semester program)

Contact info: Tel: 84-4-3850-5000; Email: pas.culture@gmail.com. Tel: 84-4-3850-5089 or email: nguyenHT4@state.gov.

6. Undergraduate Intensive English Language Study Program (UIELSP)

This program enrolls undergraduate students in the East Asia and Pacific region who demonstrate the potential to become student leaders in an eight-week intensive English Language course at colleges and universities in the United States with a focus on English language acquisition, leadership skill building, and civic education and engagement. It also provides participants with an introduction to American institutions, society and culture.

Timeline

    Oct-Nov: Call for applications

    December: Deadline for submission of applications to the Embassy

    Dec-Jan: Screening of applications; interviews of shortlisted candidates

    February: Nomination of finalists to Washington

    March: Selection and placement results available from Washington

    June: Departure of selected candidates

Contact info: Tel: 84-4-3850-5000; Email: pas.culture@gmail.com. Tel: 84-4-3850-5089 or email: nguyenHT4@state.gov.

7. Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP)

This intensive four-week exchange program in the United States aims at promoting high-quality leadership, civic responsibility, volunteerism, and respect for diversity.  Each year, five Vietnamese high-school students and one teacher (who acts as chaperone) are selected for this program and are joined by similar groups from other Southeast Asian countries.  It is designed to enable teenagers, ages 15-17, and teachers to travel to the United States for a program focused on building a sense of community, developing civil society and economic institutions, and recognizing the commonalities among Southeast Asians and Americans.  

Timeline

    July-August: Call for applications

    September: Submission of applications to the Embassy; screening and interviews

    October: Nomination of finalists to Washington

    November: Selection results available from Washington; departure of selected candidates

Contact info: Tel: 84-4-3850-5000; Email: pas.culture@gmail.com. Tel: 84-4-3850-5089 or email: nguyenHT4@state.gov.

8. Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

This is a one year, non-degree, full scholarship program offered to promising mid-career professionals who have proven track records of leadership and a strong commitment to public service. Participants in the program spend one academic year at a leading U.S. university doing their self-designed program of academic course work, participating in professional affiliations off-campus, field trips, special workshops and seminars in their field of study.

Timeline

    April: Call for applications

    May: Information sessions held in Hanoi and HCMC

    Early August: Deadline for submission of applications to the Embassy

    Aug-Sep: Screening of applications; Institutional TOEFL for shortlisted candidates; interviews

    October 1: Nomination of finalists to Washington

    October: Finalists take official iBT

    Feb-Mar: Selection results available from Washington

    March/April: Departure for the U.S. (fellows needing Long Term English)

    May: Placement results available

    June-August: Departure for the U.S. (fellows not needing Long Term English)

Contact info: Tel: 84-4-3850-5000; Email: pas.culture@gmail.com. Tel: 84-4-3850-5089 or email: nguyenHT4@state.gov.

9. E-Teacher Scholarship Program

The E-Teacher Scholarship Program is a professional development distance-learning program for English teachers. It is designed to improve the quality of English language teaching throughout the world. Participants are English teaching professionals who will be introduced to the most recent English language teaching methods and techniques and offered the opportunity to engage in an innovative distance-learning program that employs the latest in modern technology, and provides direct access to U.S. experts with whom participants might not normally have the opportunity to interact. 

Below are seven typical innovative, on-line, graduate level courses provided under this program.  No more than one candidate from Vietnam will be selected for each of the seven courses).

  •     Critical Thinking in the EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Curriculum
  •     Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL)
  •     Building Teaching Skills through the Interactive Web
  •     English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Best Practices
  •     English as a Foreign Language Assessment
  •     Methods Course I: Survey of Best Practices in TESOL (Teaching of English to  Speakers of Other Languages)
  •     Methods Course II: Developing EFL Literacy through Project-Based Learning

Timeline

    June: Call for applications; submission of applications to the Embassy

    August: Selection results available

    September: E-Teacher courses begin and are offered throughout the year

Contact info: Tel: 84-4-3850-5000; Email: pas.culture@gmail.com. Tel: 84-4-3850-5089 or email: nguyenHT4@state.gov.

10. Small Grants Program for civil society organizations

The Small Grants Program is designed to assist countries around the world to strengthen democracy, human rights, civil society, and rule of law, and to combat extremism in their countries by making grants of up to $20,000 to local non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations. Proposals must support program activities that promote democratic practices, including civil society, freedom of information and independent media, transparency in government, NGO capacity building, rule of law and judicial reform, civic education, conflict resolution, human rights, ethnic, minority and women's rights. 

Timeline

    March: Call for proposals from Vietnamese organizations

    May: Submission of proposals by Vietnamese organizations

    May-June: Proposal screening by Embassy Committee

    June: Submission of shortlisted proposals to Washington

    August: Selection results available from Washington

Contact info: Tel: 84-4-3850-5000; Email: pas.culture@gmail.com. Tel: 84-4-3850-5089 or email: nguyenHT4@state.gov.