Bringing the United States and Vietnam Closer Together through Educational Exchange

Vietnamese Students Exposed to American Learning at Illinois (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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At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the first government-funded exchange students from Vietnam since the Vietnam War are working towards their masters and doctorate degrees in science and engineering.
ECE students Cac Nguyen, Quang Nguyen, Chinh La, and Hien Nguyen
surround ECE Professor Minh Do.
Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Minh Do returned to his homeland of Vietnam in 2004 with representatives from the Vietnam Education Foundation, an independent federal agency funded by the U.S. Congress with the purpose of improving relations with Vietnam through education. There, Do interviewed several of Vietnam's top students to determine which would benefit most from an education in the United States.
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