Vietnamese applicants must hold an MA or PhD degree, be Vietnamese citizens, and be proficient in English. 

Applicants should be university faculty, Foreign Ministry and Government officials, or professionals in the private sector, think tanks and other. They will be expected to have a significant record of scholarly or professional accomplishment.

Applicants must be residing in Vietnam throughout the nomination and selection process, and they must return to Vietnam upon completion of their US stay. 

Scholarships will not come to person who:

1. Are currently teaching, studying, or conducting research in the US, or who have received a Fulbright grant within the past five years

2. Have been to the US as a J-1 Exchange Visitor in the category of Professor or Research Scholar within the past two years

Grant length: Five (05) or nine (09) months

One-semester grants (05 months) must begin in September 2019 or January 2020

Two-semester grants (09 months) must begin in September 2019

Further details on application are available at:

The deadline of application submission is 17h00, October 15th, 2018 by Vietnam time zone./.