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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: 1-01-2018 Closes: 31-12-2018

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

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 and attach your Financial Guarantee VIED letter of support
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