Scholarships for outstanding Vietnamese students at University of Queensland

The School of Economics at The University of Queensland is offering scholarships for outstanding Vietnamese students seeking admission into either an undergraduate or coursework masters program in economics. The School has established a strong connection with Vietnam, attracting high achieving students and we are proud of the contribution made to the UQ student body by our Vietnamese students.

Application deadline: 31st October 2014
Level: undergraduate and postgraduate
Open to: Vietnamese citizens

Scholarships

The following competitive scholarships are awarded to outstanding Vietnamese students on the basis of academic excellence and extra-curricular activities. Students who are short listed for consideration will be required to participate in an interview. Scholarship applications can be submitted through a UQ recognised Education Representative or directly to The University of Queensland (see application procedure below).
Undergraduate

These scholarships do not include living expenses for the duration of the program, travel expenses or overseas health cover.

Academic Criteria

  • Direct entry for students from  a recognised gifted school: Graduates from a recognised Vietnamese gifted school with a year 12 average grade of 8.0 or above on a 10 point scale. Students must have successfully completed advanced mathematics (including calculus) or;

  • University pathway: Successful completion of the first year of tertiary study with a grade point average of at least 8 out of 10 on the Vietnamese grading scale.

English Language Proficiency

  • Students must have an IELTS of 6.5 overall with a 6 in all other sub bands, or Internet based TOEFL minimum overall score of 87 with: 21 writing; 19 reading; 19 speaking; 19 listening.

Application procedure
Coursework Masters

These scholarships do not include living expenses for the duration of the program, travel expenses or overseas health cover. They are awarded on a competitive basis. Previous study of economics or work experience is not required. Covers up to 100% of tuition fees for students seeking entry into one of the following coursework masters programs:

Academic Criteria

  • Complete an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution with a GPA of at least 8 out of 10 on the Vietnamese grading scale. Vietnamese students with a qualification from Australia or another country are also eligible to apply.

English Language Proficiency

  • Students must have an IELTS of 6.5 overall with a 6 in all other sub bands, or Internet based TOEFL minimum overall score of 87 with: 21 writing; 19 reading; 19 speaking; 19 listening.

Application procedure
For further information email scholar@economics.uq.edu.au
Networks: UQ graduates can tap into an expanding network of peers, potential mentors, business and community leaders in Vietnam through the Vietnamese Graduates from Australia Club.


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