AmCham Scholarship 2016 – Application Guidelines

We have arranged an Online Application to facilitate all candidates. It should take you 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, and your answers can be saved as draft. However, once you have submitted, you cannot revise your application. If you notice any mistakes, please send us an email to [email protected] or call 08 3824 3743.

From Sep 01 to Oct 08, 2016, every Monday at 5pm, all applicants please refer to this link for the list of Completed Applications.

– If we find any evidence to show that any part of your application is incorrect, 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.
– Please note that applicants for the AmCham Scholarship can submit once only, so please prepare carefully.
– Language used in all 4 rounds is English.

For the Online Application, you will receive instructions on how to upload the following documents:

REQUIRED: a scanned copy of your original GPA Certificate transcript for all previous years. You don’t need to translate your GPA transcript into English. Click HERE for some examples.

OPTIONAL:
– a scanned copy of your English certificate for exemption of English Round – but only if you’ve reached one of these levels:
+ TOEIC: 900 or above
+ TOEFL iBT: 90 or above
+ IELTS: 7.0 or above (with all skills from 6.5)
For exemption, in the Application Form, you should upload your certificate, which must be issued after Oct 08 2014 in case of expiration.
– a scanned copy of your Achievement Certificate.

DOWNLOAD HERE

 
ARE YOU READY? Click the button below to start your application now!

ONLINE APPLICATION

AmCham Scholarship 2016 – Frequently Asked Questions

1. GENERAL

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.

Below is AmCham Scholarship 2016 Timeline (Tentative)

Wed, 18 MayTech Info Session
Mon, 15 AugApplication form opening
Sat, 10 SepAmCham Scholarship Info Session
Sat, 01 OctApplication Deadline of Group 1
Sat, 08 OctApplication Deadline of Group 2
Sat, 22 OctScreening Results • English Test Schedule
Sun, 29 OctEnglish Test
Wed, 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

The AmCham Scholars will be:
– Provided with financial support (to be announced)
– 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

***Note: Please remember your application ID. Always include this ID in your message when communicating with our team at [email protected] or call 08 3824 3743.

Please note that English is the ONLY language used in THE WHOLE PROGRAM.

No, there isn’t any. 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.

AmCham Vietnam does not guarantee that you will get a job after the program. However, when you join ASA group, there will be much more chances to find a new job as the group is a great network for you not only in future career but also lifestyle, soft skills…

2. APPLICATION QUALIFICATIONS

You must be studying at least one subject or writing your thesis until Oct 08, 2016 to be considered as an undergraduate student in the last 2 academic years.

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 graduate (including thesis)
– For other universities: at least you have finished your 2nd academic year, but has not completed all subjects/credits to be recognized as a graduate (including thesis).

Yes, of course you are. If you are currently a third year and above but not graduate student of the universities listed on the AmCham Scholarship 2016 page, you are eligible to apply regardless of your major.

Yes, you can. There is no age limit for AmCham Scholarship Applicants as long that you meet all criteria. Please refer to the Who can apply? section for detailed information.

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 08 3824 3743.

No, you can not 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 08 3824 3743.

Please note that there is NO RESTRICTION on your studying major. Students in all majors from eligible universities are welcomed to apply. Good luck.

We have no constraints about this matter. The main purpose of this scholarship is to award Vietnamese Young Talents. Therefore, please feel free to apply for this scholarship.

Yes, you are. If you are currently a third year and above but not a graduate student of the universities listed on the AmCham Scholarship 2016 page, then you are welcomed to apply.

Don’t worry too much about this. Our procedure is professional enough to spot the qualified applicants. Have confidence in yourself!

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.

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.

Your major is considered as Technical. Please note that there is no restriction of major in AmCham Scholarship 2016.

We are very sorry but the answer is NO. AmCham Scholarship is a merit-based program, so no bias is allowed.

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.

3. ONLINE APPLICATION

To be announced.

To be confirmed.

The ONLY required document you need before starting the application is your official GPA certificate. This should be the completed GPA with all grades from the first year. Please scan this file in PDF format. Other optional documents are (1) your English certificate (also in PDF format) if your result is higher than our threshold, and (2) your Certificate (in PDF format) related to your Achievement at school or in the community.

As answered on previous questions, yes. If you have the supporting document relating to your Achievement, please upload it on your Online 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.

We strongly encourage that you have everything ready before you start working on the online application, including your GPA, the optional English certificate, and Achievement certificate. 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].

Every 5pm on Saturday 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]. Don’t forget to include your application ID in the message.

We are sorry but 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.

We strongly recommend that you scan your GPA Certificate and the optional English Certificate in PDF formatnot in JPEG, PNG, or any other version. 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.

4. ENGLISH & ABILITY TEST

Please click this link for more information about The English Test.

Yes, you can skip the English test, but only if you’ve reached one of these levels:
– TOEIC: 900 or above
– TOEFL iBT: 90 or above
– IELTS: 7.0 or above (with all skills from 6.5)

For exemption, in the Application Form, you should upload your certificate, which must be issued after Oct 08 2014 in case of expiration.

It depends on the English level of all participants but history data shows at least upper-intermediate level.

Don’t worry about that. There were many applicants still passing the English test and even becoming our winners without any certificate. You just need to well prepare and get yourself comfortable before each round.

No, your certificate has to be valid until the last deadline of Application Round, which is Oct 08 2016, then you will be exempt. So it has to be issued no sooner than Oct 08 2014.

Please click this link for more information.

5. INTERVIEW

Please click this link for more information.

Please click this link for more information about How to Prepare for an Interview.

 
To return to AmCham Scholarship Program 2016, please click HERE.

AmCham Scholarship 2016 – Management Team

The AmCham Scholarship Program 2016 is managed by the AmCham Scholarship Management Team:
 
Coordinators:
Mr. Nguyen Duy Phuong – AmCham Scholar 2015
Mr. Nguyen Bao Toan – AmCham Scholar 2014
Ms. Doan Thi Minh Phuong – AmCham Scholar 2015
 
PR Team: Ms. Tieu My Hoa – AmCham Scholar 2014
Event Team: Ms. Phan Thi Phuong Thao – AmCham Scholar 2013
Process Team: Mr. Nguyen Cac Thinh – AmCham Scholar 2013
Creative Team: Ms. Tran Thi Thao Nguyen – AmCham Scholar 2014
Sponsorship Team: Ms. Doan Thi Minh Phuong – AmCham Scholar 2015

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.

APPLY NOW


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.

APPLY NOW

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


SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS IN 2016

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
Or
*Ms. Doan Thi Minh Phuong – Sponsorship Lead
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +84 127 974 8694

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

AmCham Scholarship 2015 • 15th Anniversary

AmCham Scholarship 2015 – News Videos

Amham Scholar 2015 Pham thi Kieu Ngan

2015 AmCham Scholarship Award Ceremony – News Videos

2015 AmCham Scholarship Award Ceremony – Media Clipping

AmCham Scholarship 2015 TIMELINE – Quick Summary

We, 20 MayTech Info Session
Mo,17 AugApplication form opening
Sa, 05 SepAmCham Scholarship Info Session
Sa, 26 SepApplication Deadline of Group 1
Sa, 03 OctApplication Deadline of Group 2
Sa, 17 OctScreening Results • English Test Schedule
Su, 01 NovEnglish Test
We, 04 NovEnglish Test Results • Ability Test Schedule
Sa, 07 NovAbility Test (SHL Test)
Sa, 14 NovResults of Ability Test (SHL Test)
Mo, 16 NovSchedule for Interviews
Sa, 28 NovInterview Day
Sa, 05 Dec     .Award Ceremony

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AmCham Scholarship 2015 – Completed Applications

ANNOUNCEMENT:

The deadlines for receiving the online applications of Group 1 and Group 2 are 9pm Sat, Sep 26, 2015 and 9pm Sat, Oct 03, 2015 respectively, as originally announced. Thanks to all the students/applicants for your interest, and we look forward to cooperating with you in the application process.

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AmCham Scholarship 2015 – Management Team

The AmCham Scholarship Program 2015 is managed by the AmCham Scholarship Management Team: Read more

Học bổng Sinh viên Kỹ thuật AmCham và Quỹ Khuyến Học II-VI 2015 – Danh sách Hồ sơ đã hoàn tất

DANH SÁCH HỒ SƠ ĐÃ HOÀN TẤT – LIST OF COMPLETED APPLICATIONS

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THÔNG TIN LIÊN HỆ – CONTACT INFORMATION

Nếu bạn có câu hỏi, vui lòng liên hệ Chương Trình Học Bổng AmCham và II-VI Việt Nam 2015 qua địa chỉ email sau: [email protected]

If you have any questions, please send them to the AmCham and II-VI Foundation Engineering Scholarship 2015 Team: [email protected]

 

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AmCham and II-VI Foundation Engineering Scholarship 2015

Trang tiếng Việt Học bổng Sinh viên Kỹ thuật AmCham và Quỹ Khuyến học II-VI 2015

The American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AmCham Vietnam), II-VI Foundation and II-VI Vietnam Company Ltd jointly announce the “AmCham and II-VI Foundation Engineering Scholarship 2015”. The scholarships’ purposes are to encourage and support students to study in science and engineering fields and to pursue technical careers.

In the News

SCHOLARSHIP CONTENT

• 12 Scholarships: VND 10,000,000/scholarship in cash per student

• Internship opportunities or career development at II-VI Vietnam Company Ltd

 WHO CAN APPLY

a/ Full-time second-year or third-year students who are currently studying at FOUR following universities and colleges with specific faculties/departments:

1. HCMC University of Technology (UT):

  • Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering;
  • Faculty of Materials Technology (Division of Silicate Materials);
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (Division of Physico-Chemical Engineering, Division of Inorganic Chemical Engineering, Division of Organic Chemical Engineering);

2. University of Technical Education HCMC (UTE):

  • Faculty of Machinery Manufacturing Technology;
  • Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering;

3. Cao Thang Technical College:

  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Technology;
  • Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology;
  • Faculty of Refrigeration Thermo-Electrical Engineering Technology;
  • Faculty of Automation Technology;

4. Thu Duc College of Technology:

  • Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering;
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering; Faculty of Foundation Sciences; Faculty of Automation Technology.

b/ Having cumulative GPA of all previous years 7.0 or above

c/ Active in community services and extra-curricula activities

d/ Having a clear career orientation

SELECTION STEPS/IMPORTANT DATES

1. Application Form Open:    April 06, 2015

2. Application Deadline: 10:00 PM May 03, 2015

3. Screening Result:                May 14 2015

4. Interview Days:                   May 18 2015

5. Results Announcement:     May 26 2015

6. Award Ceremony:               June 5 2015

 HOW TO APPLY

1. Application Form:

Please download the application form at here or send an email to: [email protected] to get the form. The form is to be filled electronically in Excel format.

Note: Question 17,18 are divided for new and renewable applicants

2. Scanned Certificates:

• A scanned copy of your official cumulative GPA Certificate (Certificate with school stamp or notarized certificate. You don’t need to translate your GPA transcript into English. Certificate WITHOUT school stamp will NOT be considered)

•  Certificates of Achievements and/or Scholarships (listed in Section 15 of the Application Form)

•  At least 02 Letters of Recommendation (from 03 contacts listed in Section 4 of the Application Form). For renewable applicants only, please provide 1 more reference letter from II-VI Company supervisors.

Email the Application Form and documents to the following address:  [email protected]Please remember to sign your name, contact details and school in your email. All scanned files are in file .pdf format. For the email’s subject, please title it in the format of: 2015ACIIVI Application_Your Full Name_Your School’s Name.  

SCHOLARSHIP RESULTS

Result of Application Round – Interview Information

List of Winners and Award Ceremony Invitation (Vietnamese)

Award Ceremony

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions, please send them to the AmCham and II-VI Foundation Engineering Scholarship 2015 Team: [email protected]

Sponsors and students received AmCham and II-VI Foundation Engineering Scholarship 2014

Sponsors and students received AmCham and II-VI Foundation Engineering Scholarship 2014

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

AmCham and II-VI Foundation Engineering Scholarship 2014
Annual AmCham Scholarship 2014

Fulbright University Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City

logoThe Fulbright Economics Teaching Program (FETP) announced the “Fulbright University Vietnam” project as it celebrated its twentieth anniversary on Jan 17, 2015, an event concurrent with the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Vietnam – U.S. diplomatic relationship. FETP is a bridge in the U.S. – Vietnam relationship with the mission to promote Vietnam’s renovation through research and training.

The Fulbright University Vietnam development plan envisions expanding from the current master’s degree in public policy to similar degree programs in management and in technology. Broader undergraduate and doctoral programs are envisioned subsequently. Read more