Bringing the United States and Vietnam Closer Together through Educational Exchange

Who can receive a VEF Fellowship? (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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On November 11, 2003, the Youth (Tuoitre)Newspaper had an interview with Mr. Kien Pham, VEF's Executive Director, to learn more about the VEF Fellowship Program. VEF was createdby the U.S. Congress in 2000 with a total budget of US$100 million to implement two programs: a Fellowship Program, forpost-graduate training in the U.S, and another program to support capacity building for Vietnamese Science and Technology Higher Education Institutes.