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Announcement: VEF Fellowship Program for 2016 (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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The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) is pleased to announce the 2016 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.

Applications will be available ONLY online at VEF website at: 
ONLY from 10:00 a.m., December 10, 2014, 
to 10:00 a.m., April 10, 2015 (Vietnam time zone).

VEF expects to award approximately 34 Fellowships to Vietnamese nationals to begin graduate studies in the United States in the fall of 2016. Please note that VEF only accepts online applications.

All questions related to the 2016 VEF Fellowship Program should be sent to:

Please click here (PDF - 319 KB) for the full announcement in English.
Please click here (PDF - 458 KB) for the full announcement in Vietnamese.