New Zealand Development Scholarship for the 2021 Academic Year

New Zealand Development Scholarship for the 2021 Academic Year

The New Zealand Embassy in Vietnam is pleased to announce the New Zealand Scholarships Program for the Academic Year beginning in early 2021.

The New Zealand Scholarship Program for the 2021 academic year grants 30 full postgraduate scholarships (graduate and doctoral) to Vietnamese nationals who come from different disciplines and fields across the country. The scholarship receives applications for strong sectors of New Zealand as well as priority areas of the Government of Vietnam, for example: Climate change and Environment;  Disaster risk management, Food security and Agriculture; Renewable Energy and Governance.

The New Zealand Scholarship Program will begin accepting online applications for the academic year beginning in early 2021 from February 1, 2020. The deadline for scholarship applications is February 28, 2020.

Priority majors

The New Zealand Scholarship Program prioritizes applications for the following majors: Climate change and Environment; Disaster risk management, food security and agriculture; Renewable Energy and Governance.

Climate Change and Environment

  • Climate Change
  • The science of climate change
  • Environmental planning and policy
  • Environment law
  • Construction engineering
  • Water resource management
  • Natural resource management

Natural disaster risk management

  • Natural disaster management
  • Emergency management
  • Geological
  • Geotechnical

Food security and Agriculture

  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural science
  • Agricultural Technology
  • Aquaculture
  • Farm management
  • Food Technology
  • Supply chain management

Recycled energy

  • Power supply system and technology
  • Energy management
  • Energy policy
  • Geothermal, hydroelectricity, hydrothermal, solar and wind power


  • Public services: Public policy, management of public services

Admission criteria

  • Vietnamese citizen and under 40 years old at the time of applying for scholarship
  • Must have lived and worked in Vietnam for at least two years before applying for a scholarship
  • At least 1 year of full-time work experience relevant to the proposed field of study
  • Meet the admission requirements, including the New Zealand University’s English proficiency criteria that applicants wish to apply for.
  • Commit to return to Vietnam at least 2 years after completing the course to contribute to the development of the country.

For more information about scholarships, criteria, and application guidelines, see  

Useful information and sharing of candidates who have conquered the scholarship will be shared on the official Facebook page of the New Zealand Embassy .


New Zealand Embassy
5th floor, 63 Ly Thai To
Tel: 84-4-3824-1481

New Zealand Universities receive scholarship candidates:

 University Email
Auckland University of Technology (external link)
Lincoln University (external link)
Massey University (external link)
Unitec Institute of Technology (external link)
University of Auckland (external link)
University of Canterbury (external link)
University of Otago (external link)
Victoria University of Wellington (external link)
University of Waikato (external link)
Manukau Institute of Technology (external link)




Ph.D. Research Assistantship at National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan:

  1. Number of scholarships: 06
  2. Duration of scholarship: 4 years
  3. Language of instruction: English
  4. English requirements: TOEFL iBT 71, IELTS 5.5, TOEIC 785, or BULATS ALTE Level 3; with the advisor’s permission, requirements may be fulfilled by the end of first year of study.
  5. Scholarship:
  • Tuition waiver
  • Stipend of at least TWD 14,000 per month (TWD 8,000 from school; TWD 6,000 from advisor)
  1. Program details:

  1. Application requirements:
  • Application form;
  • Research proposal;
  • Chinese or English translations of undergraduate and graduate or equivalent transcripts and diploma;
  • A copy of proof of English proficiency level within past two years;
  • Two English letters of recommendation;
  • A copy of passport or National ID.
  1. Application deadline: March 31st, 2020
Darmasiswa Scholarship Program Academic Year 2020/21

Darmasiswa Scholarship Program Academic Year 2020/21

Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia is offering Darmasiswa Scholarship Program Academic Year 2020/2021 to students from several countries including Vietnam. In this one-year scholarship program, students will study Indonesia language (Bahasa Indonesia), as well as Indonesian arts and culture. Students have the opportunity to choose one of 72 universities.

Details of the Scholarship program, as well as the online registration, can be obtained in The registration form, along with all supporting documents, should be submitted online to the aforementioned website no later than 2 March 2020. Applicants with uncompleted documents will not be able to proceed to the interview session.

The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Ho Chi Minh City would sort the application form and all its supporting documents. The selected candidates are to take an interview session in the Consulate General and proceed to other test that will be conducted by the appointed university.

For further information, please contact Ms. Aghata, Staff of the Socio-Cultural and Information Section, email:

* Announcement from Consul General Hanif Salim, Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, January 03, 2020*

“Taiwan Experience Education Program” (TEEP) 2020

“Taiwan Experience Education Program” (TEEP) 2020

1. Time and duration: from March to September 2020

2. Location: Taiwan

3. Requirements: 

All qualified candidates with Business Administration or related major, good English ability, and strong motivation in pursuing a master degree at NQU or in Taiwan

4. Activities:

This program titled “Taiwan Experience” which means all members will be provided the following Taiwan-rooted practical & academic experiences.  And this new program includes:

  • Internship (At one of the leading hotels or companies in Kinmen)
  • Mandarin courses (To improve future competitiveness)
  • Professional training (Both tourism and business fields)
  • Pre-sessional courses (To prepare for the postgraduate program at NQU)

5. Expenses covered:

  • Free round-trip tickets
  • Free accommodation
  • Monthly allowance

6. Deadline: 16:00, 9/01/2020 at A2.604 (ISSC)

7. Reference:

Please take a look the following videos:

NQU Introduction Video:

Students’ experience sharing:

Arina’s sharing –

Andi’s sharing –

The internship of TEEP students:

TEEP graduation video:



International University – Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh City would like to invite IU students to participate in the mobility program at Alliance 4 Universities A4U. The details are as follows:

1. Target candidates: Bachelor students who have completed their first academic year and PhD students who have completed at least one semester at IU-VNU.

Note: Please read the information about the application procedure as well as the course description carefully before applying.

2. Duration of scholarship: from 3 to 5 months

3. Language of instruction: English

4. Scholarship: 850 EUR/living expenses and 1500 EUR for round trip airfare and medical insurance.

5. Program details:

6. Application requirements:

– Proof of English skills if English is not your mother tongue (level B2 of CEFR, TOEFL iBT 90 or equivalent)

– CV/Resume (in English)

– Transcript/ related certificates (in English)

– Motivational Letter

– Copy of Passport (valid for at least 2 years by the time of application). 

7. Application deadline:

Application package submitted to International Student Service Center (Room A2.604) before 14:00, 03 February, 2020 (PhD student) or 14:00, 9 March 2020 (bachelor student)




International University – Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh City would like to invite applicants for Fulbright US-ASEAN Vietnamese Visiting Scholar Program 2020. The details are as follow:

  1. Program Description:

The Fulbright U.S.–ASEAN Visiting Scholar Program is open to university faculty, foreign ministry or other government officials, and professional staff of the private sector, think tanks, and other NGOs in the ASEAN Member States.

Selected Fulbright U.S. – ASEAN Visiting Scholars will travel to the United States for three to four months during the spring of 2021, where they will carry out scholarly and professional research on priority issues to the U.S.-ASEAN relationship and ASEAN.

Projects should be selected that are regional in scope and/or have clear implications for the entire ASEAN region.

Please note the criteria for U.S.-ASEAN scholarships – research on priority issues for the U.S.-ASEAN relationship and ASEAN, clear regional implications – differ substantially from those for other bilateral Fulbright grants. Projects considered for one may not be appropriate for the other.

  1. Background:

A central tenet of that strategy is to work closely with multilateral institutions such as ASEAN.

The objective of the Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Initiative is to deepen people-to-people engagement and strengthen our ties with the ten member nations of ASEAN, while specifically emphasizing the importance of ASEAN. This marks the eighth year of the Initiative.

  1. Fields of study:

In FY 2020, Fulbright Visiting Scholars may apply to conduct research that supports broad ASEAN initiatives, such as support for regional economic integration, expansion of maritime cooperation, promotion of opportunities for women, and addressing transnational challenges (including regional collaboration on issues like curbing human trafficking, countering violent extremism, and preventing wildlife trafficking or promoting sustainable fishing).

  1. Eligibility:

Fulbright U.S-ASEAN Visiting Scholar applicants should be university faculty, foreign ministry and government officials, or professionals in the private sector, think tanks and other NGOs whose work focuses on U.S.–ASEAN issues. Applicants will be expected to have a significant record of scholarly or professional accomplishment; they must be Vietnamese citizen; and they must be proficient in English. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who have not had recent and substantial experience in the United States. Applicants must be residing in Vietnam throughout the nomination and selection process, and they must return to Vietnam upon completion of their U.S. stay.

Applicants are INELIGIBLE if they:

  1. Are currently teaching, studying, or conducting research in the U.S., or who have received a Fulbright grant within the past five years.
  2. Have been to the U.S. as a J-1 Exchange Visitor in the category of Professor or Research Scholar within the past two years.

      5. The following materials comprise a complete application:

  • Application
  • Project statement (three to five pages)
  • Bibliography
  • Curriculum vitae (up to six pages)
  • Letter of invitation (strongly preferred, but not required)
  • Letters of recommendation (three are required)

Candidates will access the on-line application at

Application deadline: Monday, December 2, 2019 at 17:00 by Vietnam time zone

  1. Award Terms: Fulbright U.S.–ASEAN Visiting Scholar awards will provide:
  • A monthly stipend for grantees, between US $2,710 and $3,145/month, depending on the U.S. city.
  • A direct-flight, round-trip economy-class air ticket.
  • A $1,250 Professional and Settling-in allowance.
  • Qualifying university lab and research fees up to $3,000, as necessary.
  • No dependent support will be available.


  1. Points of contact:

Ms. Đỗ Thu Hương

Fulbright Program Assistant

Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy in Hanoi

Rose Garden Tower, 170 Ngọc Khánh, Hà Nội

Phone: (024) 3850-5000 (ext. 6225)