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Fullbright - Vietnamese Scholar Program 2018
The U.S. Mission in Vietnam seeks qualified candidates for the 2018 Fulbright Vietnamese Scholar Program (VSP). The VSP provides grants to Vietnamese scholars to lecture and/or conduct research at American institutions or universities for three months up to nine months.

Established in 1946 and funded by the U.S. Congress, the Fulbright Program aims to achieve mutual understanding through academic and cultural exchange. The Fulbright VSP is a competitive, merit-based scholarship program. Successful applicants are provided with a stipend, living expenses, health and accident insurance for the full term of the grant, and transportation to and from the United States. The Fulbright Program in Vietnam in coordination with the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) helps place scholars at appropriate host institutions in the United States. The VSP actively encourages women, minorities, and residents from all provinces to apply. It is for all candidates who qualify through an open competition on the basis of academic and professional merit, without regard to race, religion, gender or affiliation.

Requirements: Individuals interested in applying for the VSP must:

  • hold an M.A. or Ph.D. degree (or equivalent degree in some specific professions)
  • be Vietnamese citizens
  • have English skills adequate to conduct their research and/or lectures in the United States

Fields of study: Applicants of various disciplines in the social sciences and humanities, science, and technology are welcome to apply.

Application Form: The online application is available at:

Deadline: October 15th , 2017 at 17:00 by Vietnam time zone

Point of contact: Ms. Đỗ Thu Hương, Program Assistant Phone: (04) 3850-5000 Email:

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