The President’s Scholarship is valued at 75% of the tuition fees for the Pathway programme and an undergraduate course at the British University Vietnam. Additionally, if needed, the travelling costs for attending the scholarship interview round for students who are not in Hanoi will also be paid. BUV Bachelor programmes are taught in Vietnam but awarded by reputable UK public universities. A key feature of the programme is to contribute to Vietnam’s development by providing world-class higher education opportunities offered at the first British owned university in Vietnam. The awardees are selected based primarily on previous academic performance, other relevant experience of community work, and the potential to become leaders in the public sector, business, and academia.
The scholarship programme applies to the following courses, which are entirely taught at BUV:
- BSc (Hons) International Business Management
- BSc (Hons) Computer Science: Cyber Security/Cloud Technologies
- BA (Hons) Marketing Management
- BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
- BA (Hons) Tourism Management
- BA (Hons) Events Management
- BA (Hons) Contemporary Creative Practice: Graphic Design/Illustration/Photography
- BSc (Hons) Computer Games Design and Programming
To be eligible for the scholarship, all applicants must:
(a) Be a citizen of Vietnam and reside in Vietnam at the time of application
(b) At the time of application be not more than 30 years of age
(c) Have already completed or currently studying Grade 12 with a minimum GPA of 8.0 or equivalent by the time of completion*
(d) Have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (no band below 5.5) or other English language certificates of equivalent level. Please contact the Student Recruitment Office if you do not have an English certification.
(e) Submit all scholarship application documents before the application deadline.
(f) Not hold any other scholarships
*Please contact the Student Recruitment Office if you do not study in a Vietnamese general education programme for high school.
The Scholarship Panel will select candidates based on an assessment of the following factors:
- Academic results
- Volunteer/Community work experience
- Relevance to the proposed study programme
- Potential contribution to the University and the Community
- Leadership potential
- Need for financial support
Awardees are eligible for the scholarship during their undergraduate and foundation programmes at BUV. The withdrawal of a student at any time will lead to the scholarship being terminated.
British University Vietnam will not refund any fees paid for courses that have been or are being studied by scholarship winners.
This scholarship will cover the tuition fees, resources fees, student affairs fees, and practical equipment fees of the foundation and undergraduate programmes, other fees are not covered. The scholarship will be deducted from the annual tuition fee of the winners and subject to change upon the winner’s academic performance. Continuation of the award is subject to the successful completion of all assessments and a minimum annual academic result achievement.
Should the applicant withdraw from the programme before satisfactory completion, they must comply with the Refund Policy established by the British University Vietnam.
If a scholarship holder withdraws from the programme of study, the University reserves the right to obtain full reimbursement of the tuition fees and any other fees and allowances that have been incurred. These must be repaid to the University within three months of withdrawal.
President's Scholarship 2020 Winner
What delights me the most is the internship programme at BUV. That is the reason why I decided to apply for the scholarship at BUV.