The University of Economics and Finance in Ho Chi Minh City and the Vietnam Talent Fund (VTF) said they will offer 100 scholarships to students to study in the US.
VTF, set up in 2006 by Thanh Nien newspaper, Truong Hai Auto Group and the G7 Trading and Service Co., is seeking young talent in the fields of economics, finance, hotel service management, information system management, nursing and computer science.
The scholarships will cover the cost of a four-year study program in the US, valued at a total of around US$760,000.
The criteria for candidates include possessing outstanding academic records, proven leadership ability, mastery of a foreign language, and computer skills. In addition, scholarship receivers must pledge to return to Vietnam when they complete the course.
Students can apply to the University of Economics at 214- 216 Pasteur, District 3, HCM City. The deadline is January 8, 2010.