AmCham Scholarship 2016

The AmCham Scholarship program is part of AmCham’s efforts to improve the business environment in Vietnam in general, and the HCM 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 HCM City in 2001, and since then has awarded scholarships to 705 students from 12 leading universities in Ho Chi Minh City.

AmCham Scholarship 2016 Timeline

Wed, 18 MayTech Info Session
Thu, 01 SepApplication Form Opens
Sat, 10 SepAmCham Scholarship Info Session
Sat, 01 OctApplication Deadline of Group 1 (21h00)
Sat, 08 OctApplication Deadline of Group 2 (21h00)
Sat, 22 OctScreening Results • English Test Schedule
Sat, 29 OctEnglish Test
Sat, 05 NovEnglish Test Results • Ability Test Schedule
Sat, 12 NovAbility Test (SHL Test)
Sat, 19 NovAbility Test Results • Interview Schedule
Sat, 26 NovInterview Day
Sat, 03 DecAward Ceremony

Get ready!
The ONLY compulsory document you need for the application is your official transcript. At some universities, it may take students a while to ask Administrative Department for a completed GPA transcript with all grades from the first year. So you should prepare it in advance, even before the opening date.

Other optional documents are (1) your English certificate (only if your score is high enough to be exempt) and (2) your certificate of achievement/scholarship/social activity… at university or in the community. Please scan all the files and save in PDF format.


The AmCham Scholars will be:
– Provided with financial support of 10.000.000VND in cash
– Recognized by nearly 500 AmCham companies
– Provided with credits for job application purposes after graduation and other related purposes (e.g. summer job, internship, further scholarship, etc.)
– Invited to some AmCham functions
– Entitled to join AmCham Scholars Alumni/ae Club

Contact us
Please scroll down for more details of the scholarship. If you have any question, feel free to send us via [email protected] or call 08 3824 3743. You may visit AmCham Scholarship Fanpage as well via the following link.

Undergraduate students of bachelor degree in their:
+ third year or above at Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City (including International University, University of Economics and Laws, University of Information Technology, University of Science, University of Social Sciences & Humanities and University of Technology), Foreign Trade University in Ho Chi Minh City, Banking University of HCM City, Hoa Sen University, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technical Education and Eastern International University; and
+ fifth year or above at School of Medicine – Vietnam National University in official full-time academic year 2016 – 2017.

– With cumulative GPA of all previous years not lower than 7.0 for scale of 10 or 3.0 for scale of 4 (Click here for details).
– Active participation in school/social/community service activities.
– Able to communicate fluently in English.
– Students are only eligible to apply ONCE ONLY, so please consider carefully before submitting your application.

***NOTE: “How to be considered as an undergraduate student?. Please refer to FAQs Page (Section “2. APPLICATION QUALIFICATIONS”) to find out.


We have arranged an Online Application to facilitate students applications. It should take about 45 minutes to complete. Kindly note, as you are working on the application, you can log out and return as many times as you wish. Your answers will be saved by the system. However, once you have submitted your application, you cannot revise it. If you notice any mistakes, please contact Scholarship Management Team via  [email protected].

From September 01 to October 08, every Monday at 5pm, all applicants please refer to this link for the List of Completed Applications.

In order to screen all applications thoroughly, we would like to set 2 deadlines for 2 groups of universities. Please kindly check carefully below:

Group 1(21:00 – 01 Oct, 2016)
* Banking University
* Foreign Trade University
* Hoa Sen University

Group 2: (21:00 – 08 Oct, 2016)
* Eastern International University
* Ho Chi Minh City University of Law
* Ho Chi Minh City University of Technical Education
* VNU HCMC – International University
* VNU HCMC – School of Medicine
* VNU HCMC – University of Economics and Laws
* VNU HCMC – University of Information Technology
* VNU HCMC – University of Science
* VNU HCMC – University of Social Sciences & Humanities
* VNU HCMC – University of Technology

Please click HERE to go to FAQs Page of AmCham Scholarship 2016.

Please click HERE to go to Management Team Page of AmCham Scholarship 2016.

– Please bear in mind that we only accept application forms created from 01/9/2016, which mean your app number must be 2016xxxx.
– Language used in all rounds is English
– Please note that you can submit your application for the Annual AmCham Scholarship ONCE ONLY, so please prepare carefully
– If we find any evidence to show that any part of your application is incorrect or plagiarized, we have the right to decline your application and withdraw your award or candidate status within the AmCham Scholarship program. Therefore, be honest with your application.

– Photos of Award Ceremony
– Videos of Award Ceremony on VITV and HTV9


2016Sponsor 5

1. Cash Sponsor (Platinum): AIA Vietnam Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
2. Cash and Product Sponsor (Platinum): Suntory PepsiCo Viet Nam Beverage
3. Cash Sponsor (Diamond): AmCham Vietnam Direct Selling Committee
4. Cash Sponsor (Diamond): Amway Vietnam Co., Ltd
5. English Test Sponsor (Diamond): Axcela Vietnam
6. Cash Sponsor (Diamond): Cargill Vietnam Limited
7. Cash Sponsor (Diamond): Johnson & Johnson (Vietnam) Co., Ltd.
8. Advertisement and Magazines (Diamond): Nhip Cau Dau Tu
9. Venue Sponsor (Diamond): Riverside Palace
10. Cash Sponsor (Diamond): Vietnam Esports
11. English Course Voucher Sponsor (Diamond): Yola Institute
12. Cash Sponsor (Gold): Dow Chemical Int’l Ltd Rep. Office
13. Cash Sponsor (Gold): Oriflame Vietnam
14. SHL Test Sponsor (Gold): Talentnet Corporation
15. Cash Sponsor (Gold): Unilever Vietnam
16. Product Sponsor: PepsiCo Foods Viet Nam
17. Product Sponsor: Thai Ha Books
For more details of 2016 AmCham Scholarship Sponsorship, please refer to the following link:

Or contact:
*Ms. Nguyen Thi Mai Huong – Program Manager
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +84 3824 3518 /ext 104
*Ms. Doan Thi Minh Phuong – Sponsorship Lead
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +84 127 974 8694

Posted: 15 April, 2016 – Updated: 30 December, 2016.