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Press Release: Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF): Pre-Departure Orientation of the 2016 Cohort (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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Hanoi, June 7, 2016 – The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF), an independent U.S. Federal Government agency, is pleased to announce that 24 new Fellows will begin graduate studies in Fall 2016 and 5 new Visiting Scholars will undertake professional development programs during the upcoming academic year 2016-2017, at 21 leading universities in the United States (see the list below). The VEF Fellowship Program and the VEF Visiting Scholar Program are two of the outstanding educational programs offered by VEF in its mission to strengthen the relationship between Vietnam and the United States and foster understanding between the people of the two countries through educational exchange and capacity building. To prepare the new Fellows and Visiting Scholars for their transition to the United States, VEF provides a comprehensive Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) program, which will be held from June 10-16, 2016, in Da Lat and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 

Click here (PDF - 32 KB) for the Press Release in English. 
Click here (PDF - 173 KB) for the Press Release in Vietnamese.