Vietnam International Education Development PhD Scholarship

Vietnam International Education Development PhD Scholarship

Macquarie University has partnered with Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), Vietnam, to offer scholarships to Vietnamese students whose outputs will contribute to the vision of VIED. The focus of the partnership is to provide high quality research training to qualified students from Vietnam with the aim of developing research collaborations between the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam and Macquarie University.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  1. Hold Vietnamese citizenship
  2. Hold (or expect to obtain) a master’s degree with a major research component awarded at distinction level
  3. Be eligible for admission to a PhD and not have already completed a PhD
  4. Be able to study full-time
  5. Be Shortlisted by MOET/VIED and Macquarie University will undertake final selection for the scholarship

How to Apply:

Applicants will need to submit an application to both VIED and Macquarie University.

Application process with Macquarie University

  1. New applicants will need to apply to Macquarie University for admission and scholarship. For details on how to submit an application please visit the HDR How to Apply website.
  2. New applicants apply by completing the Online HDR Candidature and Scholarship Application via the Online Application System. Within the application please answer the question as follows:
    1. Scholarship Details - Select the scholarship that you would like to be considered for at Macquarie University, select ‘Co-funded Scholarship’
    2. Funding Arrangements - How will you fund your living and study expenses?, indicate ‘Vietnam International Education Development (VIED)’.
  3. To be considered for the scholarship applicants will need to arrange for two academic referee reports to be submitted to the Higher Degree Research Office (HDRO).The academic referee will need to complete the ‘Academic Referee Report (Reference) for Scholarship’ form, available under How to Apply – Forms.
  4. Macquarie University will assess the application for PhD admission and scholarship eligibility.

Application process with VIED

  1. Submit an application directly to VIED
  2. VIED will shortlist the candidate for scholarship recommendation
  3. Refer to the Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) website or email for further information

For further information, please refer to the following website:

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