20th AMCHAM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Your Future Starts Here
This is the 20th AmCham Scholarship Program. During the last 20 years, the program has been devoted to improving the business environment in Vietnam in general, and the Ho Chi Minh City area in particular, by helping develop high quality human resources for member companies, as well as helping students develop essential professional working skills.
AmCham Scholarship Program is managed by AmCham Scholarship Management Team and supported by AmCham Scholar Alumni Group (ASA). The scholarship process is advised by AmCham HR Committee.
||Application Form opens|
|Feb 28||Application deadline|
|Mar 8||Screening result|
|Mar 13||Ability Test|
|Mar 19||Ability Test result|
|Mar 27||Interview Day|
|Mar 29||Final Result|
|Apr 3||Award Ceremony|
A. Undergraduate students of bachelor degree in their:
Third academic year or above at:
Fifth academic year or above at School of Medicine – Vietnam National University
in official full-time academic year 2020 – 2021.
B. With overall GPA not lower than 7.0 in 10 scale or 3.0 in 4.0 scale.
C. Active in school/social/community service activities.
D. Fluent in English.
E. One can apply for AmCham Scholarship ONCE IN A LIFETIME
A. You will fill in your application online. It should take about 45 minutes to complete the application.
Please note that you can save your draft, log out and return as many times as you wish when you are working on your application. However, once you have submitted, you will be unable to revise your application. Should such mistake happen, please send us an email to [email protected] or call directly to 028 3824 3743.
B. Completed Application list will be updated every Monday at 5:00 PM in the Online Application tab. Please check and let us know if your information is not listed as it supposes to be.
C. Application deadline: 11:00 PM, February 28, 2021.
D. Your application number must be in the format: 2020xxxx
Please bear in mind that only application forms created from 2021 (whose application number is 2020xxxx) are accepted.
We appreciate your integrity. If any information in your application is proved to be incorrect during the program, we have the right to decline your application and withdraw your award or candidate status.
One can apply for AmCham Scholarship once in his lifetime. Please make sure that you are ready to apply.
English is the ONLY language used throughout the Scholarship Program
The ONLY required document you need before starting the application is your official GPA certificate with your university stamp. This should be the complete GPA with all grades from the first year. Please scan this file in PDF format.
Other optional documents are your Certificates (in PDF format) related to your Social Activities, Achievement at school or in the community.
What is AmCham Scholarship?
The AmCham Scholarship program is part of AmCham’s efforts to improve the business environment in Vietnam in general, and the Ho Chi Minh City area in particular, by helping develop high quality human resources for member companies, as well as helping students develop essential professional working skills.
The AmCham Scholarship program was launched in HCMC in 2001, and since then has awarded scholarships to 935 students from 19 leading universities in HCMC.
What is the timeline of the AmCham Scholarship selection process?
Please check the timeline in the Guideline tab
What benefits can AmCham Scholars receive?
Which language is used during the program?
Please note that English is the ONLY language used throughout the Scholarship Program.
After winning the scholarship, is there any commitment that I have to fulfill?
No, there is no further commitment required. However, AmCham Scholars are encouraged to join ASA group’s activities, as well as support AmCham Scholarship Management Team during the program in the following years.
How about the opportunity for AmCham Scholars to get a job after the program, especially in MNCs or working overseas if any?
AmCham Vietnam does not guarantee that you will get a job after the program. However, when you join ASA group, there will be many opportunities to find a new job as the group is a great network for you not only in future career but also in lifestyle, soft skills, etc.
Vietnamese - German University have 2 GPA transcripts: foundation year GPA transcript for the 1st academic year in 10 scale and academic year GPA transcript for 2nd-4th academic years in 5.0 scale. Which should I submit to AmCham? Do I have to convert 5.0 scale to 10 scale?
Please use the GPA transcript of academic years (in 5.0 scale) to apply for AmCham Scholarship. You do not need to convert 5.0 scale to 10 scale.
How can I be considered as an undergraduate student in my last 2 academic years?
You must be studying at least one subject or writing your thesis until Sep 30, 2020 to be considered an undergraduate.
We would like to add more details as below:
– For School of Medicine – Vietnam National University: at least you have finished your 4th academic year, but has not completed all subjects/credits to be recognized as a undergraduate (including thesis);
– For other universities: you have finished at least your 2nd academic year, but has not completed all subjects/credits to be recognized as a undergraduate (including thesis).
I’m currently a 4th year student in Bach Khoa University, Faculty of Electrical & Electronics. Am I eligible for this scholarship?
Yes, of course you are. If you are currently a third year and above but not a graduate student of the universities listed in the Guideline, you are eligible to apply regardless of your major.
I am taking an affiliated program (chương trình liên kết). Can I apply?
Yes, you can but ONLY IF this program is an official course of your university’s curriculum. To ensure your eligibility, please send us an email to [email protected] or call 028 3824 3743
I am taking a university transition program (chương trình liên thông đại học). Can I apply?
No, you cannot as this program is not an official course of your university’s curriculum. Besides, you are not admitted as a student of the university from the entrance exam either. To ensure your eligibility, please send us an email to [email protected] or call 028 3824 3743.
Is there any restriction on my studying major?
Please note that there is NO RESTRICTION on your studying major. Students in all majors from eligible universities are welcomed to apply. Good luck.
I have just received the PETRONAS English scholarship. Am I still eligible?
We have no constraint about this matter. The main purpose of this scholarship is to award Young Vietnamese Talents. Therefore, please feel free to apply for this scholarship.
Last year, I spent nine months studying abroad in an exchange student program. I’ve just come back and continue pursuing my bachelor degree in University of Social Sciences and Humanities. Am I eligible?
Yes, you are. If you are currently a third year and above but not a graduate student of the universities listed in the Guideline tab, then you are welcomed to apply.
My GPA is higher than 7.0. However, I feel inferior with my extra curriculum activities. Should I apply?
AmCham Scholarship evaluate candidates through a variety of criteria: education, social activities, achievements, work experience and career orientation. The reason for choosing this set of criteria is because AmCham do know that every person has their own strengths and weaknesses. If you are not good at education, your work experience will make up for it.
Don’t worry. Our procedure is professional enough to spot the qualified applicants.
My GPA is 7.1, comparatively low. Should I apply for the scholarship?
You are cordially encouraged to apply. All applications with 7.0 GPA or higher are treated equally. In addition, we will look at your social activities and career orientation. Therefore, do not worry. You will create your own opportunity when you apply.
Is it important to provide my achievements and career orientation?
Absolutely! This is a must and will contribute to your score to pass the application screening round. If we find any evidence to show that your statement is incorrect, we have the right to decline your application and withdraw your award. Therefore, be honest with your statement.
I’m currently majoring in Environment Department. Is it categorized as Social or Technical?
Your major is considered as Technical. Please note that there is no restriction of major in AmCham Scholarship Program.
Is there any priorities given to students living in disadvantaged condition or from remote area?
We are very sorry but the answer is NO. AmCham Scholarship Program is a merit-based program.
Can I apply in the following years?
Please keep in mind that you can apply for AmCham Scholarship ONCE ONLY. If you have completed and submitted your application, you are not allowed to apply in the following years.
Can I know the reason why I am not shortlisted for the next round? Can I have some feedback on my application?
No, you cannot.
Do I need to have my GPA transcript translated into English?
No, you do not need to.
How can I access the application form?
You can access the application from: http://acs.www.amchamvietnam.com/
When can I access the online application?
AmCham Online Application Form is officially opened on Feb 1, 2021 and closed on Feb 28, 2021.
What document should I prepare before filling out the online application?
The ONLY required document you need before starting the application is your official GPA certificate. This should be the complete GPA with all grades from the first year. Please scan this file in PDF format. Other optional documents are your Certificates (in PDF format) related to your Social Activities, Achievement at school or in the community.
Should I send the documents related to my social and community activities, or the prizes that I have obtained?
As answered on previous questions, yes. If you have the supporting document relating to your Achievement, please upload it on your Online Application form.
Which achievement / social activity / work experience should I use in the application form?
You should consider carefully and choose your best (or most influential) achievement / activity / experience in your student life. Then, our Process Team will evaluate your application according to the selection criteria.
I lost my Social Activity certificate. How can I prove that I participated in that social activity?
You could upload pictures which have your face, emails from organizers or reference link of that social activity.
Can I modify my application? If yes, how can I?
We strongly encourage that you have everything ready before you start working on the online application, including your GPA, the optional certificates. Though the system will save your answers as you are filling out the form, and you may log out and return as often as you wish, we encourage that you complete the application in one sitting. Once you have submitted your application, you cannot revise it. If you notice any mistakes, please contact our team via [email protected].
How do I know if my online application has successfully reached the scholarship team? Will you send me a confirmation email?
Every 5:00 PM on Monday, from Feb 8, 2021 to Mar 1, 2021 we will upload the Completed application list on our website. If you do not see your name on this list, even though you have completed the online application and successfully uploaded your GPA, please send an email to [email protected]. Please do not forget to include your application ID in the message.
If a network problem occurs when I am submitting my application exactly when it is due, my application might be late for a few minutes. Will you accept this late application?
Unfortunately, the answer is NO. Our system automatically stops receiving applications when the deadline comes. Therefore, please keep the deadline in mind and apply in time.
How can I prepare PDF file for Scholarship Application?
We strongly recommend that you scan your GPA transcript in PDF format, not in JPEG, PNG, or any other file format. This will be the easiest and most convenient method. Please note, during scanning do not let your file become too large or you may have problem with the upload system. However, if your scanner is not available for PDF format, there are a lot of tools to help you convert your JPEG/DOC file into PDF.
Note: Please note that when converting, always make sure to keep your PDF file as small as possible. We recommend that each file should not exceed 4MB. You can compress your PDF file with the Adobe Acrobat Professional software or online tools.
I could not upload certificate files on online app, please help me with it.
Please check your certificate files again if their size are bigger than 10MB and in PDF format or not. Contact us at [email protected] for further instruction.
Can I have some information about the Ability test?
Please check our website or follow our fanpage for new update and ability test sample.
How can I prepare for the Interview Round?
More information will be updated soon on our website or our fanpage.
Completed Application list will be updated every Monday at 5:00 PM.
A completed application must have:
Valid application forms must be created from February 2021, which means your application ID must be 2020xxxx. Once you submit your application, you can not edit it anymore.
Results of Screening will be posted on Mar 8, 2021. Qualified candidates will join the next round – Ability Test.
–CLICK THE TABS FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS–
Received by 5:00 PM, Mar 1, 2021
Received by 5:00 PM, Feb 22, 2021
|No||Application ID||Confirmed Date||Full Name|
|1||20200339||2/17/2021 12:41:46||Nguyễn Thành Nhân|
|2||20200473||2/17/2021 16:22:56||Nguyễn Thông Thái Bảo|
|3||20200456||2/17/2021 17:01:08||Nguyễn Phú Lực|
|4||20200515||2/18/2021 11:10:44||Âu Thị Linh Tâm|
|5||20200526||2/18/2021 13:28:01||Lưu Thị Kim Anh|
|6||20200141||2/18/2021 14:17:46||Chung Mỹ Hoa|
|7||20200466||2/18/2021 17:40:36||Phan Thi Phuc Hop|
|8||20200399||2/18/2021 20:36:15||Trần Ngọc Khánh Như|
|9||20200497||2/19/2021 08:52:15||Lao Gia Thịnh|
|10||20200563||2/19/2021 10:50:46||Trương Văn Nam|
|11||20200562||2/19/2021 11:24:48||Phùng Thị Xuân Thương|
|12||20200465||2/19/2021 12:27:51||Le Thi My Duyen|
|13||20200418||2/19/2021 15:10:45||Huỳnh Thanh Thân|
|14||20200094||2/19/2021 15:51:34||Đỗ Thị Trà My|
|15||20200442||2/19/2021 16:05:08||TRAN THI NHU PHUONG|
|16||20200492||2/19/2021 17:57:39||Nguyễn Trần Phương Thảo|
|17||20200090||2/19/2021 18:45:17||Võ Tấn Tài|
|18||20200468||2/19/2021 23:04:55||Thái Hồng Sơn|
|19||20200341||2/20/2021 01:04:58||Đặng Văn Quân|
|20||20200503||2/20/2021 12:33:32||Huỳnh Nhật Quang|
|21||20200593||2/20/2021 13:48:43||Huỳnh Thị Thảo Nguyên|
|22||20200104||2/20/2021 14:37:22||Nguyễn Đình Thương|
|23||20200030||2/20/2021 17:18:41||Võ Thị Hiếu Ngân|
|24||20200543||2/20/2021 17:38:13||Tạ Mỹ Linh|
|25||20200345||2/21/2021 10:16:19||Phan Chí Lập|
|26||20200626||2/21/2021 10:56:18||Huyen Ngoc Phan|
|27||20200170||2/21/2021 14:26:50||Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngọc|
|28||20200258||2/21/2021 15:04:12||Huỳnh Nguyễn Huy Hoàng|
|29||20200631||2/21/2021 16:20:59||Nguyễn Thị Minh Ý|
|30||20200635||2/21/2021 16:28:00||Đoàn Ý Nhi|
|31||20200496||2/21/2021 16:44:19||Dư Bảo Duyên|
|32||20200324||2/21/2021 21:29:22||Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Dung|
|33||20200647||2/21/2021 22:16:07||Nguyễn Thế Vũ|
|34||20200026||2/21/2021 22:50:03||Lê Phạm Hiếu Ngân|
|35||20200643||2/21/2021 23:07:06||Nguyễn Đoàn Minh Phương|
|36||20200426||2/21/2021 23:29:14||Lê Minh Thuỳ|
|37||20200271||2/22/2021 09:29:40||Nguyễn Được Ngọc Trân|
|38||20200669||2/22/2021 11:04:39||Nguyễn Phúc Nguyên Trân|
|39||20200662||2/22/2021 11:37:25||Ngô Đạt Quí|
|40||20200675||2/22/2021 11:40:43||Trì Châu Minh Trí|
|41||20200704||2/22/2021 12:08:28||Nguyen Dao Xuan Hai|
|42||20200705||2/22/2021 12:47:35||Trần Tuấn Kiệt|
|43||20200236||2/22/2021 16:26:31||Phạm Đình Ngọc Thảo|
Received by 5:00 PM, Feb 15, 2021
|No||Application ID||Confirmed Date||Full Name|
|1||20200069||2/8/2021 22:24:27||Nguyen Hai Yen|
|2||20200127||2/9/2021 11:50:20||Nguyễn Thị Khánh Nhật|
|3||20200264||2/9/2021 13:26:46||Giang Thảo Vy|
|4||20200362||2/11/2021 00:50:27||Nguyen Le Bao Chau|
|5||20200240||2/11/2021 11:09:13||Lê Hữu Tuấn Anh|
|6||20200352||2/11/2021 19:06:04||Nguyễn Hoàng Dung|
|7||20200210||2/13/2021 22:14:08||Phan Thị Xuân Nguyên|
|8||20200084||2/14/2021 11:57:46||Trịnh Nguyễn Thảo Vân|
|9||20200412||2/14/2021 22:54:13||Hồ Thị Quỳnh|
Received by 5:00 PM, Feb 8, 2021
|No||Application ID||Confirmed Date||Full Name|
|1||20200063||2/3/2021 11:50:51||Nguyễn Xuân Quỳnh|
|2||20200071||2/3/2021 13:24:37||Cao Nguyễn Minh Trang|
|3||20200115||2/4/2021 15:23:50||Tô Nguyễn Phương Thảo|
|4||20200109||2/4/2021 20:46:29||Trần Nguyễn Ngọc Như|
|5||20200130||2/4/2021 23:42:31||Vo Trung Nguyen|
|6||20200149||2/5/2021 12:18:12||Nguyễn Thị Thùy Dương|
|7||20200178||2/6/2021 16:03:21||Đào Thủy Nguyên|
|8||20200195||2/6/2021 16:41:24||Trần Vĩnh Khiêm|
|9||20200198||2/6/2021 18:17:34||Le Thi Hoe|
|10||20200167||2/7/2021 18:21:48||lê minh quang|
The Interview Day will be conducted in the morning of March 27, 2021 at the Ben Thanh Grand Ballroom, 1st Fl., New World Saigon Hotel, 76 Le Lai St., Dist. 1, HCMC.
|– The interview will be conducted by HR professionals from the Scholarship Sponsors, AmCham member companies and partners.
– Each candidate will be interviewed by a panel of 3 interviewers.
|– The interview will be conducted 100% in English.
– Dress code: Formal (e.g., white shirt and black/dark color pants or skirts).
– Please bring either your ID/passport/driving license for check-in.
– Please arrive at least 15 minutes early before your interview time.
CONGRATULATIONS to our 60 WINNERS! Your Future Starts Here.
|1||Tô Minh Anh||International University|
|2||Trịnh Bảo Khuyên||University of Economics HCMC|
|3||Lê Nguyễn Yến Mi||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|4||Nguyễn Hải Yến||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|5||Nguyễn Ngọc Băng Tâm||University of Science|
|6||Đỗ Thị Trà My||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|7||Trần Minh Khang||International University|
|8||Lê Thị Hồng Hương||University of Economics and Law|
|9||Nguyễn Hoàng Nhung||HCMC University of Technology (Bach Khoa)|
|10||Nguyễn Lê Như Quỳnh||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|11||Trần Nguyên Khang||HCMC University of Technology (Bach Khoa)|
|12||Nguyễn Thành Đạt||International University|
|13||Đặng Thái Sơn||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|14||Phạm Ngọc Vân Anh||Ton Duc Thang University|
|15||Khả Mỹ Ngọc||University of Science|
|16||Phan Thị Xuân Nguyên||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|17||Đỗ Khánh Duy||HCMC University of Technology (Bach Khoa)|
|18||Phạm Đình Ngọc Thảo||Vietnamese – German University|
|19||Nguyễn Ngọc Gia Hân||HCMC University of Technology (Bach Khoa)|
|20||Lê Phương Hiền||International University|
|21||Nguyễn Đan Thục Khanh||International University|
|22||Chung Minh Nhật||International University|
|23||Nguyễn Thành Nhân||HCMC University of Technology (Bach Khoa)|
|24||Trương Minh Hiếu||Vietnamese – German University|
|25||Đặng Kiều Giang||International University|
|26||Dương Bảo Trâm||International University|
|27||Nguyễn Thảo Uyên||International University|
|28||Nguyễn Trần Thanh Phong||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|29||Trần Nguyễn Xuân Mai||International University|
|30||Trần Ngọc Khánh Như||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|31||Đặng Diệp Tùng||International University|
|32||Nguyễn Ngọc Trúc Giang||International University|
|33||Dương Hà Phương||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|34||Phạm Công Ân||Vietnamese – German University|
|35||Trần Thanh Lâm||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|36||Phan Thùy Phương Uyên||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|37||Bùi Quý Bảo Trân||University of Economics HCMC|
|38||Trần Bảo Uyên||International University|
|39||Phan Ngọc Ánh||University of Economics and Law|
|40||Thái Ngọc Gia Phúc||University of Economics and Law|
|41||Diệp Lê Vy||HCMC University of Technology (Bach Khoa)|
|42||Lê Bá Anh Thư||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|43||Vũ Trường Giang||International University|
|44||Võ Thị Trà My||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|45||Nguyễn Thụy Cẩm Uyên||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|46||Võ Đoàn Phương Uyên||International University|
|47||Nguyễn Phương Minh Thư||International University|
|48||Đặng Thị Kim Thoa||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|49||Trần Hồng Phúc||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|50||Nguyễn Thành Thông||HCMC University of Technology (Bach Khoa)|
|51||Nguyễn Việt Hoàng||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|52||Lâm Tiên Khải||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|53||Đinh Hoàng Tú||International University|
|54||Nguyễn Thái Dương||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|55||Phạm Đoàn Minh Duy||HCMC University of Technology (Bach Khoa)|
|56||Hoàng Lê Gia Huy||International University|
|57||Phùng Ngọc Quỳnh Dung||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|58||Trương Quỳnh Mai||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|
|59||Lương Kỷ Linh||University of Economics HCMC|
|60||Trần Thị Phương Thảo||Foreign Trade University – HCMC|