Fulbright University Việt Nam gets $15.5m US grant


Update: June, 07/2017 – 18:00

US ambassador to Việt Nam Ted Osius hands over USAID grant of US$7.2 million to Fulbright University Việt Nam president Đàm Bích Thủy in HCM City earlier this week. — VNS Photo

Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Fulbright University Việt Nam (FUV) has received two grants worth US$15.5 million from the US Government.

A $7.2 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will support admissions and student recruitment policies and help establish financial aid and scholarship procedures for bachelor degree programmes.

The US State Department’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs will provide $8.3 million to support bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes.

FUV recently got its operating licence and is preparing for its firstmaster’s course in autumn this year, Đàm Bích Thủy, its president, said.

The first undergraduate class will begin a year later.

Thủy announced the launch of an English language summer programme.

Fulbright Everest Launchpad will select 40 high school students for an eight-week course fully funded by FUV.

For the first four weeks all participants will study in a campus in HCM City before learning at home with online personal tutors. — VNS

This entry was posted in Giáo dục - Education, Giáo dục đại học - University education and tagged , , , by Trần Đình Hoành. Bookmark the permalink.

About Trần Đình Hoành

I am an attorney in the Washington DC area, with a Doctor of Law in the US, attended the master program at the National School of Administration of Việt Nam, and graduated from Sài Gòn University Law School. I aso studied philosophy at the School of Letters in Sài Gòn. I have worked as an anti-trust attorney for Federal Trade Commission and a litigator for a fortune-100 telecom company in Washington DC. I have taught law courses for legal professionals in Việt Nam and still counsel VN government agencies on legal matters. I have founded and managed businesses for me and my family, both law and non-law. I have published many articles on national newspapers and radio stations in Việt Nam. In 1989 I was one of the founding members of US-VN Trade Council, working to re-establish US-VN relationship. Since the early 90's, I have established and managed VNFORUM and VNBIZ forum on VN-related matters; these forums are the subject of a PhD thesis by Dr. Caroline Valverde at UC-Berkeley and her book Transnationalizing Viet Nam. I translate poetry and my translation of "A Request at Đồng Lộc Cemetery" is now engraved on a stone memorial at Đồng Lộc National Shrine in VN. I study and teach the Bible and Buddhism. In 2009 I founded and still manage dotchuoinon.com on positive thinking and two other blogs on Buddhism. In 2015 a group of friends and I founded website CVD - Conversations on Vietnam Development (cvdvn.net). I study the art of leadership with many friends who are religious, business and government leaders from many countries. In October 2011 Phu Nu Publishing House in Hanoi published my book "Positive Thinking to Change Your Life", in Vietnamese (TƯ DUY TÍCH CỰC Thay Đổi Cuộc Sống). In December 2013 Phu Nu Publishing House published my book "10 Core Values for Success". I practice Jiu Jitsu and Tai Chi for health, and play guitar as a hobby, usually accompanying my wife Trần Lê Túy Phượng, aka singer Linh Phượng.

Trả lời

Mời bạn điền thông tin vào ô dưới đây hoặc kích vào một biểu tượng để đăng nhập:

WordPress.com Logo

Bạn đang bình luận bằng tài khoản WordPress.com Đăng xuất / Thay đổi )

Twitter picture

Bạn đang bình luận bằng tài khoản Twitter Đăng xuất / Thay đổi )

Facebook photo

Bạn đang bình luận bằng tài khoản Facebook Đăng xuất / Thay đổi )

Google+ photo

Bạn đang bình luận bằng tài khoản Google+ Đăng xuất / Thay đổi )

Connecting to %s