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 Bringing the United States and Vietnam Closer Together through Educational Exchange

Lecture Program conducted within the Interview Mission every year (Based on our enabling legislation and the impending closure of VEF in 2018, VEF is no longer offering any Fellowships or Grants)

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PURPOSE: VEF arranges for American experts, who are visiting Vietnam under VEF sponsorship, to give lectures at Vietnamese academic institutions or research institutes.

TIME: January 2004 - August 2012

OUTCOMES:

  • January and August 2004: 33 American professors, representing 26 different U.S. academic institutions, volunteered to give 25 presentations or lectures at 15 Vietnamese host institutions and universities. They also gave 2 live online interviews and 1 network television interview and 1 professor visited a catfish farm in the Mekong Delta.
  • 2005: Fourteen American professors, representing 13 different U.S. academic institutions, volunteered to give 26 presentations or lectures at 15 Vietnamese host institutions and universities. One professor also gave an online interview.
  • 2006: Thirteen American professors, including 1 Board Member, and a program officer from NSF, representing 14 different U.S. academic institutions, volunteered to give 52 lectures or presentations at 21 Vietnamese host institutions and universities. Two professors gave interviews online and 8 professors participated in 2 sessions on how to get into graduate school in the United States at EducationUSA in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
  • 2007: Sixteen American professors, representing 14 different U.S. academic institutions, volunteered to give 19 lectures at 16 Vietnamese host institutions and universities. The Board Chairman gave an online presentation.
  • 2008: Nine American scientists/experts, representing 8 U.S. universities conducted 21 lectures at 17 Vietnamese host academic institutions or organizations in locations throughout Vietnam.
  • 2009: Eight American professors, representing eight different U.S. academic institutions, volunteered to give 16 lectures at 10 Vietnamese host institutions and universities.
  • 2010: Eight American professors, representing different U.S. academic institutions, volunteered to give lectures at seven Vietnamese host institutions and universities.
  • 2011: Eight American professors, each representing different U.S. academic institutions, volunteered to give lectures or to conduct scientific or specialized meetings with faculty members and students at seven 7 host academic institutions or organizations in Vietnam.
  • 2012: Ten American professors, each representing a different U.S. academic institution, volunteered to give 30 lectures, presentations and/or scientific or specialized meetings with faculty members and students at 13 academic institutions or organizations in Vietnam. The Executive Director and a Board Member gave a presentation for the U.S. Guide Conference, and the Sr. Program Officer gave a talk at the Embassy in HCM City on Financial Aid.