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The mission of the Vingroup Science and Technology Scholarship Program for Overseas Study for Master’s and Doctoral Degrees is to find talents and provide them with rewarding opportunities so that they can lead and advance the development of science and technology in Vietnam in the future.

The Scholarship Program is administered by VinUniversity.

Scholarship entitlements

Vingroup scholarships cover tuition fee, monthly living stipend, health insurance, return airfare, visa application fee, allowances, and other costs of attendance for the whole standard duration of the admitted study programs. 

Allowances include settling-in allowance and reintegration allowance after graduation and returning to Vietnam.

Other benefits

For Master’s and Ph.D. scholarship candidates who pass the interview round, they will receive a letter of recommendation from Professors in the Scholarship Selection Committee as well as a Financial Support Letter from the Scholarship Program. These are two very important documents that help the candidates to increase their chances of being accepted by the Targeted Universities.

Full graduate scholarships

For 11 years starting from 2019, Vingroup will offer up to 100 scholarships each year for Vietnamese students to pursue Master’s and Ph.D. degree programs at leading universities worldwide. 

More than 60 targeted universities in 15 countries

Scholarship recipients will be financially sponsored to attend graduate degree programs at leading universities in the world including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Supported STEM fields and research areas

The Program awards the scholarships to candidates who study key areas that have the potential to create breakthrough in the development of science and technology in Vietnam.

Application Process

The application and selection process of the Vingroup Science and Technology Scholarship Program for Overseas Study is open, competitive, transparent, and free of charge. Only online applications are accepted.


Scholarships Per Year


Targeted Universities


Eligible Countries

About Vingroup Scholarship Program for Overseas Study

Take a look at the development of the Vingroup Scholarship Program since its inception in 2019.

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For general applicants who wish to pursue graduate degree programs in selected STEM fields and research areas at targeted universities.

The Vingroup Young Talent Scholarship is the first scholarship established at SMU that will provide full financial support for Vietnamese students pursuing selected postgraduate programs.

Vingroup Graduate Scholarship Fund will provide scholarships for qualified Vietnamese students pursuing selected Master’s and Ph.D. degree programs at NTU starting from 2020.

List of Targeted Universities

The Science & Technology Scholarship Program by Vingroup has identified a list of targeted universities as below. Applicants who pass all the application and selection rounds of the Program and are admitted to an eligible graduate degree program from at least one of these universities will be awarded a full-ride Vingroup scholarship.

Supported fields and research areas

We give priority in awarding scholarships to candidates who study key areas of science and technology that have the potential to create breakthrough in the development of science and technology in Vietnam. There is also a great demand for high-quality human resources in these fields in Vietnam.

Note: The list of eligible fields of study will continue to be updated. For applicants who wish to study other fields of science and technology that do not appear on the list above, please contact the Program to check the eligibility of the intended fields of study before applying for scholarship.


Vingroup Scholars
  • Being nominated for the Vingroup Scholarship is a valuable opportunity for me to get exposed to state-of-the-art educational institutions, where I can improve my research performance and enhance career promotion prospects. This also marks a significant milestone in my academic journey toward integration into the international scientific community, where I can share my learning and research spirit with others, especially the young generation. I genuinely believe that Vingroup Scholarship is always one of the greatest choices for any scholar who seeks to make a meaningful impact in their expertise and contribute to the development of science and education in Vietnam.

    NGUYEN DUY HAI - Vingroup Scholar, Cohort 2024
    Ph.D. student, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
  • Receiving the Vingroup Scholarship is a tremendous honor that allows me to fulfill my lifelong aspiration of becoming a bridge between Vietnam and the U.S. in advancing medical innovation and healthcare delivery. This opportunity not only supports my academic pursuits but also connects me with a network of visionary leaders and scholars dedicated to making a significant impact. The commitment of the Vingroup Scholarship team and their dedication to fostering talent is truly inspiring. This scholarship is a pivotal step in my journey to improve cardiovascular health and healthcare access in Vietnam and beyond.

    NGUYEN HAI DANG - Vingroup Scholar, Cohort 2024
    Master's student, Epidemiology, Harvard University
  • I am very honored to be selected for the joint Integrated Degree Program with the University of Pennsylvania and to receive the prestigious Vingroup Scholarship. This is a critical step in my academic journey, allowing me to focus on my coursework and research and join a fellowship of people who want to make impactful changes to Vietnam. The Vingroup Science and Technology scholarship is not just an investment in my education; it’s an investment in a future where Vietnamese agriculture and healthcare thrive – a future I am eager to write.

    CHU HA LINH - Vingroup Scholar, Cohort 2024
    Master’s student, Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
  • I am honored to be awarded the Vingroup Science and Technology and VinUni-Illinois Smart Health Center Scholarship. This prestigious award opens doors to a world of opportunities, enabling me to study at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign—one of the top-ranked graduates in the world, particularly in the field of Bioengineering. Pursuing a PhD in Bioengineering at UIUC is a stepping stone that will help me step closer to fulfilling my goal of creating low-cost biosensors to diagnose cancer in low- and middle-income countries.

    NGUYEN THI TRA MY - Vingroup Scholar, Cohort 2024
    Ph.D. student, Bioengineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • When I received the offer from the Vingroup Science & Technology Scholarship, I was on cloud nine. I will make my dream (becoming a Doctor of Phylosophy) a reality and continue to produce impactful medicinal researches. Upon my return to Vietnam, I will make contributions to medicine as a qualified researcher, as a capable doctor, and as an inspiring lecturer. As a Vingroup scholar, I will make an effort to recommend this scholarship to other Vietnamese students through social media.

    LUONG NGUYEN DAC THUY - Vingroup Scholar, Cohort 2023
    Ph.D. student, Biomedical Sciences, The University of Sydney
  • It is a speechless moment and being awarded this scholarship has been one of the greatest encouragements on my research journey so far. I have also got connected with many great minds of my generations, and they have also given me insightful suggestions and comments to improve myself. I believe what Vingroup Scholarship has provided me was not only financial support to attain my goals, but also a supportive community that can accompany me through the protracted quest toward those goals.

    LE PHUC HOANG ANH - Vingroup Scholar, Cohort 2023
    Ph.D. student, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
  • am honored to be awarded the Vingroup Science and Technology Scholarship, which not only provides me with the opportunity to connect with a remarkable network of researchers but also enhances my prospects for pursuing advanced studies at Duke University. As a top-ranked graduate school in the US, known for its specialization in statistical science, Duke University offers the ideal platform to further develop my knowledge and skills in this field. As a result, my aim is to bring the knowledge and expertise gained back to Vietnam, with the intention of strengthening and optimizing educational systems in the country.

    TO MINH ANH - Vingroup Scholar, Cohort 2023
    Master's student, Statistical Science, Duke University
  • Without the Vingroup Scholarship, I would not be able to attend my dream institution. I am very much honored to be selected as a Vingroup Scholar, and I hope to have a chance to support similar young and aspiring students just like myself.

    PHAM DINH LONG HUNG - Vingroup Scholar, Cohort 2023
    Ph.D. student, Chemical Biology and Bio-Entrepreneurship, Imperial College London