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Announcement: VEF 2014 Fellowship Program for Process A (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 2014 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, 2012,
to 10:00 a.m., April 10, 2013 (Vietnam time zone).

VEF expects to award up to 40 Fellowships to Vietnamese nationals to begin graduate studies in the United States in the fall of 2014. The recipients are referred to as the VEF Fellowship 2014 Cohort. Please note that VEF only accepts online applications.

NEW!!! Reimbursement for the GRE General Test fee. VEF will reimburse one administration of the GRE General Test fee, which does not include late registration fee, to applicants who are awarded a 2014 Fellowship. Reimbursement will be made at the Pre-Departure Orientation on June 5-11, 2014. Applicants should retain their GRE test fee receipts to facilitate reimbursement.

Please click here (PDF - 457 KB) for the full announcement in English.
Please click here (PDF - 398 KB) for the full announcement in Vietnamese.