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Press Release: Pre-Departure Orientation of the 2014 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 2, 2014 – The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF), an independent U.S. Federal Government agency, is pleased to announce that 40 new Fellows will begin graduate studies this Fall 2014 and 4 new Visiting Scholars will undertake professional development programs during the upcoming academic year 2014-2015, all at 29 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 continue to build the relationship between Vietnam and the United States 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 to be held this year from June 9-14, 2014, in Dong Nai and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Click here (PDF - 135 KB) for the Press Release in English. 
Click here (PDF - 254 KB) for the Press Release in Vietnamese.