The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarship Vietnamese Scholar Program is for research or lecture. The project statement should describe the proposed research and/or teaching in the US, as well as the significance of the project in applicant’s field. The project will benefit the bi-national relationship between the U.S. and Vietnam. Applicants from all fields are welcome to apply but priorities will be given to the fields of American Studies, Environmental Studies & Policy, Economics (including international economics and agricultural economics), Law, Public Administration, Higher Education Administration, Women’s Studies, Urban Planning & Development, Foreign Policy, and Public Health.
Who can apply to this scholarship? All participants in the Vietnamese Scholar Program must hold an M.A. or a Ph.D. degree. Participants must be Vietnamese citizens and must have adequate English skills to conduct their research and/or lectures in the United States. Special consideration is given to scholars in the academic disciplines of American Studies, Environmental Studies & Policy, Economics (including international economics and agricultural economics), Law, Public Administration, Higher Education Administration, Women’s Studies, Urban Planning & Development, Foreign Policy, and Public Health. The Vietnamese Scholar Program is open to all candidates who qualify through open competition on the basis of academic and professional merit, without regard to race, religion, gender or affiliation.
Benefits of the scholarship: Participants in the Vietnamese Scholar Program are provided with a stipend and living expenses, health and accident insurance for the full term of the grant. Typical grants range from three months to nine months. Participants are also provided with transportation to and from the United States and participants are eligible to apply for further travel grants to cover additional research not covered by the main grant. CIES helps place scholars at appropriate host institutions in the United States.
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Duration: Scholarships are offered for three to nine months.
Number of scholarships: From seven to ten scholars from Vietnam travel to the United States on an annual basis.