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Vietnam International Education Development

The Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam (MOET) through its Vietnam International Education Department (VIED) office and Edith Cowan University (ECU), offer co-funded postgraduate research scholarships to students from Vietnam to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at ECU. This scholarship includes a living allowance of $28,000 per annum, tuition fees, visa application fee (AU $550), Overseas Student Health Cover for the duration of the course, English Language scholarship for ten weeks of tuition to eligible candidates, a range of free research training workshops (including a six week English as an Additional Language course every semester), and access to research and writing consultants.


Important dates

Opens: 11-01-2017 Closes: 30-11-2017

Applies to

International Postgraduate Research

At a glance

  • You must not be a current ECU student to apply for this scholarship.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to scholarships@ecu.edu.au.

Eligibility guidelines

To apply for a joint scholarship you must:

  • have received a letter of support from VIED;
  • have completed at least four years of tertiary education at a high level of achievement;
  • be a citizen of Vietnam at the time of application;
  • fulfil academic entry requirements set by ECU, including English proficiency;
  • fulfil all requirements of VIED;
  • be commencing full time enrolment;
  • not have held an AusAID scholarship within the last two years; and
  • be intending to pursue a PhD.

Terms and conditions

How to apply

  1. VIED letter of Support
    • Receive a VIED letter of support for PhD study
  2. Apply to ECU
    • Complete the application form
  3. Apply for a Joint ECU-VIED Scholarship
    • Apply to VIED with your ECU course offer, if approved they will issue you with a Financial Guarantee
    • Email scholarships@ecu.edu.au and attach your Financial Guarantee VIED letter of support

For more information

If you are interested in the School of Medical and Health Science’s research strengths, please visit the School’s web page.

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