The Founders’ Scholarship programme is a BUV teaching fee scholarship established to honour the two founders of BUV: Khalid Muhmood MBE and Mrs. Arabella Peters. A key focus of the programme is to contribute to Vietnam’s development by providing world-class higher education opportunities offered at the first and only international university awarding 100% British Degrees in Vietnam. The awardees are selected based on a combination of previous academic performance, relevant experience of community work and the potential to become leaders in the public sector, business and academia.
The scholarship is valued at 773,664,000 VND and covers all tuition and student fees directly charged by BUV for the undergraduate course at BUV awarded by University of London. Winners will still be required to pay for the direct payments to University of London.
The scholarship programme applies to the following course which is entirely delivered at BUV and awarded by University of London:
- BSc (Hons) Banking and Finance
To be eligible for the scholarship, all applicants must:
(a) Be a high school student in Vietnam and will complete Grade 12 within 2022.
(b) Have a Grade 12 GPA of 7.5 and a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 (no band below 5.0) or other English language certificates of equivalent level
(c) Submit all scholarship application documents before the application deadline.
(d) Not hold any other scholarships
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.