US grants 2011 International Fulbright Science & Technology Ph.D. Scholarship for Vietnamese students

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US grants 2011 International Fulbright Science & Technology Ph.D. Scholarship for Vietnamese students

The Hanoi Times - The US Embassy in Vietnam is pleased to announce the 2011 International Fulbright Science and Technology Ph.D. Scholarship.

Scholarship recipients will receive assistance in gaining admission to prestigious US institutions and three years of fiscal support which includes: academic tuition and fee coverage, a monthly living stipend, book and supplies allowance, conference and research allowances, health and accident coverage, round trip airfare from home country to the US, and specially tailored enrichment activities.

Sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State, the Scholarship is among the most prestigious international scholarships in science and technology. Approximately 45 awards will be completed worldwide for candidates who demonstrate unique aptitude and innovation in scientific fields. Vietnam can nominate up to three candidates for the program. Scholarship recipients will start the Ph.D. degree program in academic year 2011-2012.

Eligible fields of study: Aeronautics and Astronomics, Aeronautical Engineering, Astronomy, Agriculture, Planetary Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering, Engineering (electrical, chemical, civil, mechanical, ocean, and petroleum), Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Geology, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Information Sciences, Information Engineering, Materials Science, Material Engineering, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Oceanography, Physics, Public Health, Energy.

Candidates of the Scholarship must meet the following minimum eligibility requirements: be a Vietnamese citizen; must have completed an undergraduate degree before August 1, 2011; have a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 92 or IELTS 7.0.

A complete application includes: An o­nline application form, three letters of reference, official degrees and academic transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended (with notarized English translations), photocopies of TOEFL/IELTS, signature form.

Application is due no later than 5 p.m., May 20, 2010.


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