Guidelines for Fulbright Vietnamese Students Program 2011-2012

The Fulbright Program was established in 1946 under legislation introduced by former Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and those of other countries.

The Fulbright Program is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. Since the establishment of the Program, more than 44,000 students from the United States and 147,000 students from 144 countries have benefited from the Fulbright experience.

 The Fulbright Program in Vietnam started in 1992 before the U.S. re-established the diplomatic relationship with Vietnam. The Program is administered and coordinated by the Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi, works with appropriate.

Vietnamese and American educational and governmental organizations to provide opportunities for study and research in the social sciences and humanities to all candidates who qualify through open competition on the basis of academic and professional merit, without regard to race, religion, gender or afflation.

The Fulbright Program in Vietnam has four core components:

 • U.S. Scholar Program

 • Vietnamese Scholar Program

 • U.S. Student Program

 • Vietnamese Student Program and other components:

 • New Century Scholar Program

 • Senior Specialist Program

 • Internatonal Science & Technology Ph.D. Program

 • English Teaching Assistantship Program

 • Scholar-in-residence Program

The Fulbright Program has been able to select diverse groups of grantees to partcipate in the Program. Since 1992, nearly 500 Vietnamese students have been awarded Fulbright grants to pursue their graduate studies in the United States. They have a broad representaton of felds of study, age, geographical areas and affiliations.

• All ages: in their 20s, 30s, 40s

• Diverse fields of study in social sciences and humanities

• All areas of Vietnam: An Giang, Can Tho, Quang Tri, Nghe An, Hue, Da Nang, Thanh Hoa, Kien Giang, Lang Son, Ninh Binh, Ben Tre, Khanh Hoa as well as Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi.
• All types of companies, insttutons, organizatons: universites, high schools, NGOs, private companies, state-owned companies, government ministries, etc.
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