Scholarships at foreign universities

RMIT Scholarship

Luong Van Can  Fund hereby announces the opening of applications for Scholarships of MBA or Master of International Business at RMIT Vietnam for the academic year beginning 2016.

Scholarship Description

Candidates can choose to apply for either an MBA course or a course of Master of International Business. The scholarship covers full tuition fees for the course, equivalent to 23,000 USD. 
- Expected course beginning: February 2016
- Duration: from 18 months to 24 months
- Number of scholarship: 01
Scholarship award will be evaluated on an annual basis to ensure fairness and transparency. The scholarship recipient that ceases to meet scholarship criteria set by Luong Van Can Fund during his/her programs of study (regarding academic or disciplinary standing) will forfeit his/her scholarship award. During the period of scholarship award, the scholarship recipient is required to submit grade and semester reports to the Scholarship Board and Fund Management Council.

Candidate Eligibility

Candidates that fulfill the following criteria are eligible to apply for a Luong Van Can scholarship:
- Be a Vietnamese national, residing within Vietnam
- Priority for candidates from disadvantaged backgrounds
- Graduation from university with a Bachelor’s Degree
- Minimum 2 years of professional experience relevant to the chosen field of study
- Minimum GPA of 7.5 (on a scale of 10, or the equivalent)
- Minimum IELTS score of 7.0, or the equivalent.

Application Forms and Procedures

1. Online application form (here), in which applicants are required to attached all the following documents (from 2 to 7)
2. Official university transcript certified by the School Board or district.
3. 01 Personal Statement written in English (no more than 1000 words, Times New Roman font, font size 12, with the candidate’s full name and signature).
In this letter, candidates need to address the following two main subjects:
- Academic experience and plans for study, including (but not limited to) the following: field of research and why, applications and contributions of the field of study, specific research proposals (if applicable), and any relevant experience the candidate has accumulated.
- Personal characteristics that demonstrate the candidate is worthy of receiving the scholarship, including (but not limited to) the following: motivation for work and research, personal goals, participation and/or leadership experience in extracurricular activities, community service initiatives, work experience (if any, including internships or volunteer positions), dedication to contributing to the community, to the growth of Vietnam.
4. 02 Letters of Recommendation, including 01 letter from a teacher, professor, academic instructor, research supervisor, manager, or work supervisor related to the candidate’s field of study.
These references must know the candidate for at least a period of one year, and must grasp the candidate’s academic prowess and professional experience. Letters of Recommendation should explore the different facets of the candidate, in order to present the candidate’s exceptional abilities.
Letters of Recommendation (in either Vietnamese or English), must be written on official letterhead and include the reference’s signature and contact details (email address, telephone number and office address).
5. A copy of University Diploma.
6. English language proficiency certification as required.
7. Awards: copies of any certificates of academic achievements, extracurricular activities, or work experience.

Note:
- For documents and certifications issued in English, candidates may submit either the original or a copy certified by the relevant authorities.
- For documents and certifications not issued in English, English translations must be submitted and certified, accompanied by the original (or a certified copy) in Vietnamese for reference.
- Applications will not be returned.

Candidates may submit their applications by following ways:
Step 1: Complete the online application form (provided link above) attaching all the required documents
Step 2: Send hard copies of the application form and all the documents to the following address:
Luong Van Can Fund
2nd Floor, 17-19-21 Ly TuTrong, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Envelope addressed to: Luong Van Can Scholarship Application
Deadline for applications: 17:00 on 07/12/2015. Applications submitted by mail must be postmarked by this deadline.
Note: Applications which fail to conduct both steps will NOT be examined.

Scholarship Selection Process

Round 1: Candidates submit applications (as outlined above) to Luong Van Can Fund
Round 2: Successful candidates from the first round will forward their applications to RMIT Vietnam for consideration
Round 3: Successful candidates from the second round will participate in an interview round with the Selection Committee. Successful candidates from this round will be awarded the Luong Van Can Scholarship.

Tentative schedule

26/10/2015 Scholarship applications open
07/12/2015 Scholarship applications close
17/12/2015 Decisions (round 1) released by the Selection Committee
20/12/2015 Successful applications from round 1 will be sent to RMIT Vietnam
January 2016 Decisions from round 2 released by RMIT Vietnam
  Successful applicants from round 2 participate in an interview (round 3)
February 2016 Announcement of the successful scholarship recipient

Selection Criteria

In alignment with the vision of Luong Van Can Scholarships, scholarships shall be awarded to candidates determined to be eligible and worthy based on academic ability, academic achievements, and academic goals aligning with the above requirements. Scholarship awards do not discriminate on the basis of region, race, religion, or gender. In particular, a successful candidate must:
- Fulfill all academic entrance requirements set by RMIT Vietnam and by Luong Van Can Fund.
- Clearly and logically present their personal academic and life goals
- Demonstrate their motivation and efforts to achieve their goals as described
- Demonstrate leadership ability and a desire to contribute to the community
- Verify his or her (family’s or personal) disadvantaged background and need for outside support for continued education
- Demonstrate a commitment to continuing efforts during the period of scholarship and thereafter.

Contact

For any questions or suggestions regarding the scholarships, please contact us by email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Adelaide Scholarship

Luong Van Can Fund hereby announces the opening of applications for Scholarships of Graduate Courses at University of Adelaide (Australia) for the academic year beginning 2016. 

Scholarship Description

Candidates can choose to apply for a PhD course OR a Master course offered by University of Adelaide within studies of science (natural, physical, and environmental), health sciences, engineering and technology. Fields include the basic sciences, such as mathematics, biology, chemistry, and physics, as well as agricultural science. The scholarship is up to 100% (tuition fees & living expenses) depending on quality of applications.
- Expected course beginning: August 2016
- Duration: 2 years (for Master programs) and 4 years (for PhD programs)
- Number of scholarship: 02 (for Master position) and 03 (for PhD position).

Please refer to the University of Adelaide website for the list of studies supported by LVCF and University of Adelaide, note that the scholarships sponsor studies of science, health sciences, engineering and technology.
Scholarship award will be evaluated on an annual basis to ensure fairness and transparency. The scholarship recipient that ceases to meet scholarship criteria set by Luong Van Can Fund and University of Adelaide during his/her programs of study (regarding academic or disciplinary standing) will forfeit his/her scholarship award. During the period of scholarship award, the scholarship recipient is required to submit grade and semester reports to the Scholarship Board and Fund Management Council.

Candidate Eligibility

Candidates that fulfill the following criteria are eligible to apply for a Luong Van Can scholarship:

Master

- Be a Vietnamese national, residing within Vietnam
- Priority for candidates from disadvantaged backgrounds
- Graduation from university with a Bachelor’s Degree
- Minimum 2 years of professional experience relevant to the chosen field of study
- Minimum GPA of 7.5 (on a scale of 10, or the equivalent)
- Minimum IELTS score of 7.0, or the equivalent

PhD

- Be a Vietnamese national, residing within Vietnam
- Priority for candidates from disadvantaged backgrounds
- Holding a relevant Master degree from a recognized university which includes, as a minimum, a research component comprising at least 30% of the total credit
- Minimum 2 years of professional experience (preferably research experience) relevant to the chosen field of study
- Minimum GPA (Master) of 6.5 (on a scale of 10, or the equivalent)
- Minimum IELTS score of 7.0, or the equivalent

Application Forms and Procedures

1. Application form (here), in which applicants are required to attached all the following documents (from 2 to 7)
2. Official Bachelor’s/ Master’s transcript certified by the School Board or district.
3. 01 Personal Statement written in English (no more than 1000 words, Times New Roman font, font size 12, with the candidate’s full name and signature).
In this letter, candidates need to address (but not limit to) the following two main subjects:
- Academic experience and plans for study, including (but not limited to) the following: field of research and why, applications and contributions of the field of study, specific research proposals (if applicable), and any relevant experience the candidate has accumulated.
- Personal characteristics that demonstrate the candidate is worthy of receiving the scholarship, including (but not limited to) the following: capability of work and research, personal goals, participation and/or leadership experience in extracurricular activities, community service initiatives, work experience (if any, including internships or volunteer positions), dedication to contributing to the community, to the growth of Vietnam.
4. 02 Letters of Recommendation, including 01 letter from a teacher, professor, academic instructor, research supervisor, manager, or work supervisor related to the candidate’s field of study.
These references must know the candidate for at least a period of one year, and must grasp the candidate’s academic prowess and professional experience. Letters of Recommendation should explore the different facets of the candidate, in order to present the candidate’s exceptional abilities.
Letters of Recommendation (in either Vietnamese or English), must be written on official letterhead and include the reference’s signature and contact details (email address, telephone number and office address).
5. A copy of Bachelor/ Master Diploma.
6. English language proficiency certification as required.
7. Awards: copies of any certificates of academic achievements, extracurricular activities, or work experience.

Note:
- For documents and certifications issued in English, candidates may submit either the original or a copy certified by the relevant authorities.
- For documents and certifications not issued in English, English translations must be submitted and certified, accompanied by the original (or a certified copy) in Vietnamese for reference (the original copies are only required to be sent by post, not by attaching to the online application form).
- Applications will not be returned.

Candidates must submit their applications by following ways:
- Step 1: Complete the online application form (provided link above) attaching all the required documents
- Step 2: Send hard copies of the application form and all the documents to the following address:
Luong Van Can Fund
2nd Floor, 17-19-21 Ly TuTrong, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Envelope addressed to: Luong Van Can Scholarship Application
Deadline for applications: 17:00 on 13/12/2015. Applications submitted by mail must be postmarked by this deadline.
Note: Applications which fail to conduct both steps will NOT be examined.

Scholarship Selection Process

Round 1: Candidates submit applications (as outlined above) to Luong Van Can Fund
Round 2: Successful candidates from the first round will be nominated by LVCF to apply for University of Adelaide
Round 3: Successful candidates from the second round will participate in an interview round with the LVCF Selection Committee. Successful candidates from this round will be awarded the Luong Van Can Scholarship to study at University of Adelaide.

Tentative schedule

09/11/2015 Scholarship applications open
13/12/2015 Scholarship applications close
31/12/2015 Decisions (round 1) released by the LVCF Selection Committee
07/01/2016 Successful applications from round 1 will be nominated by LVCF to apply for University of Adelaide
31/01/2016 Last day to apply for University of Adelaide
Feb 2016 Decisions from Round 2 released by University of Adelaide
  Successful applicants from round 2 participate in an interview with LVCF Selection Committee (round 3)
End of Feb 2016 Announcement of the successful scholarship recipients

Selection Criteria

In alignment with the vision of Luong Van Can Scholarships, scholarships shall be awarded to candidates determined to be eligible and worthy based on academic ability, academic achievements, and academic goals aligning with the above requirements. Scholarship awards do not discriminate on the basis of region, race, religion, or gender. In particular, a successful candidate must:

- Fulfill all academic entrance requirements set by University of Adelaide and by Luong Van Can Fund.
- Clearly and logically present their personal academic and life goals
- Demonstrate their motivation and efforts to achieve their goals as described
- Demonstrate leadership ability and a desire to contribute to the community
- Verify his or her (family’s or personal) disadvantaged background and need for outside support for continued education
- Demonstrate a commitment to continuing efforts during the period of scholarship and thereafter.

Contact

For any questions or suggestions regarding the scholarships, please contact us by email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NAFA Scholarship

Luong Van Can Fund hereby announces the opening of applications for Scholarships to study at NAFA Singapore for the academic year 2017-2018

Scholarship Description

Candidates can choose to apply for one of the following (diploma) programs offered by NAFA
- 3D Design
- Design and Media
- Fine Art
- Fashion Studies
- Arts Management
- Dance
- Theater
- Music
The scholarship covers up to 100% (tuition fees & living expenses). The value of the scholarships will be decided based on applicants’ academic backgrounds and their results of the admission test held by NAFA, which consists of: drawing skills, creative thinking and expressive writing.
- Expected course beginning: 31 July 2017
- Duration: 3 years
- Number of scholarship: all who are qualified and succeed in the admission test
Scholarship award will be evaluated on an annual basis to ensure fairness and transparency. The scholarship recipient that ceases to meet scholarship criteria set by Luong Van Can Fund and NAFA during his/her programs of study (regarding academic or disciplinary standing) will forfeit his/her scholarship award. During the period of scholarship award, the scholarship recipient is required to submit grade and semester reports to the Scholarship Board and Fund Management Council.

Candidate Eligibility

Candidates that fulfill the following criteria are eligible to apply for a Luong Van Can scholarship:
- Be a Vietnamese national, residing within Vietnam
- Priority for candidates from disadvantaged backgrounds
- Graduate from High School or will graduate in July 2017
- Minimum GPA of the most recent year of 7.0 (on a scale of 10, or the equivalent)
- Minimum IELTS score of 5.5, or the equivalent. Applicants who have not obtained IELTS at the point of application can register to take the NAFA English Placement Test.

Application Forms and Procedures

1. NAFA and LVCF application forms (click here), in which applicants are required to attached all the following documents (from 2 to 8)
2. Official High School transcript and other recent academic transcripts (if applicants are studying tertiary education) certified by the School Board or district.
3. 01 Personal Statement written in English (no more than 1000 words, Times New Roman font, font size 12, with the candidate’s full name and signature).
In this letter, candidates need to address the following two main subjects:

- Academic experience and plans for study, including (but not limited to) the following: field of research and why, applications and contributions of the field of study, specific research proposals (if applicable), and any relevant experience the candidate has accumulated.
- Personal characteristics that demonstrate the candidate is worthy of receiving the scholarship, including (but not limited to) the following: motivation for study, personal goals, participation and/or leadership experience in extracurricular or volunteer activities (if any), community service initiatives, dedication to contributing to the community, to the growth of Vietnam.
4. At least 01 Letter of Recommendation from a teacher, professor, academic instructor, research supervisor at the applicant’s high school or university/ college.
The reference(s) must know the candidate for at least a period of one year, and must grasp the candidate’s academic prowess. Letter of Recommendation(s) should explore the different facets of the candidate, in order to present the candidate’s exceptional abilities.
Letter of Recommendation(s) (in either Vietnamese or English), must be written on official letterhead and include the reference’s signature and contact details (email address, telephone number and office address).
5. A copy of High School Diploma (for High-school graduated applicants)
6. English language proficiency certification as required (if applicable)
7. Copies of identification documents: 01 copy of Birth Certificate, 01 copy of Identification Card and 01 copy of Passport.
8. Awards: copies of any certificates of academic achievements, extracurricular activities, or volunteer experience.
9. 2 passport-sized photographs

Note:
- For documents and certifications issued in English, candidates may submit either the original or a copy certified by the relevant authorities.
- For documents and certifications not issued in English, English translations must be submitted and certified, accompanied by the original (or a certified copy) in Vietnamese for reference (the original copies are only required to be sent by post, not by attaching to the online application form).
- Applications will not be returned.

Candidates may submit their applications by following ways:
- Step 1: Complete the application form attaching all the required documents and send via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject Application for NAFA scholarship_Full name of applicant.
- Step 2: Send hard copies of the application form and all the documents to the following address:
Luong Van Can Fund
2nd Floor, 17-19-21 Ly TuTrong, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Envelope addressed to: NAFA Scholarship Application_Full name of applicant.

Deadline for applications: 17:00 on 22/01/2017. Applications submitted by mail must be postmarked by this deadline.

Note: Applications which fail to conduct both steps will NOT be examined.

Scholarship Selection Process

Round 1: Candidates submit applications (as outlined above) to Luong Van Can Fund and sit for NAFA admissions test
Round 2: Successful candidates from the first round will be assessed their profile by LVCF
Round 3: Successful candidates from the second round will participate in an interview round with the LVCF Selection Committee. Successful candidates from this round will be awarded the Luong Van Can Scholarship to study at NAFA.

Tentative schedule

25/10/2016 Scholarship applications open
27/11/2016 Candidates sit for NAFA admissions test in Vietnam (except students who choose Dance, Theatre and Music) (Round 1)
08/12/2016 Results of the admission test released by NAFA (Round 1 - part 1)
22/01/2017 Scholarship applications close
17 and 26/01/2017 Candidates sit for NAFA admissions test in Singapore (for those who cannot join in the test in Vietnam) (Round 1)
02/02/2017 Results of the admission test released by NAFA (Round 1 - part 2)
15/03/2017 LVCF announces list of applicants who pass Round 2
03-15/04/2017 Successful applicants from Round 2 participate in interview round (Round 3)
24/04/2017 Announce list of final candidates who receive LVCF scholarships
21/07/2017 LVCF recipients take flight to Singapore


Note: LVCF will collect application fee (S$100), English placement test fee (S$30 – if have) on behalf of NAFA. 

Selection Criteria

In alignment with the vision of Luong Van Can Scholarships, scholarships shall be awarded to candidates determined to be eligible and worthy based on academic ability, academic achievements, and academic goals aligning with the above requirements. Scholarship awards do not discriminate on the basis of region, race, religion, or gender. In particular, a successful candidate must:
- Fulfill all academic entrance requirements set by NAFA and by Luong Van Can Fund.
- Clearly and logically present their personal academic and life goals
- Demonstrate their motivation and efforts to achieve their goals as described
- Demonstrate leadership ability and a desire to contribute to the community
- Verify his or her (family’s or personal) disadvantaged background and need for outside support for continued education
- Demonstrate a commitment to continuing efforts during the period of scholarship and thereafter.

Contact

For any questions or suggestions regarding the scholarships, please contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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