The Founders – Khalid Muhmood and Arabella Peters Scholarship - British University Vietnam (BUV) - The first QS 5-star university in Vietnam
The Founders – Khalid Muhmood and Arabella Peters ScholarshipWhat is The Founders - Khalid Muhmood and Arabella Peters Scholarship?

The Founders – Khalid Muhmood and Arabella Peters 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 give an education opportunity to people who can not afford it but have the strong potential to go on and make special things happen. The awardees are selected based on a combination of good academic performance, inner confidence, proven resilience, and the potential to become leaders in their field of choice. There are two scholarships to be dedicated to 01 male and 01 female student.

The scholarship covers all tuition and student fees directly charged by BUV for the undergraduate course at BUV awarded by Staffordshire University (excluding the Pathway To Staffordshire University Programme).

  • Entry: 09/2023
  • Opening date: 04/12/2022
  • Closing date: 25/03/2023
  • Value: 100% tuition fees
  • Number available: 02

Important information

Applied Major(s)

The scholarship programme applies to the following courses, which are awarded by Staffordshire University and British University Vietnam:

  • 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
  • BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management
  • BA (Hons) Finance and Economics

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) Achieve good academic results and/or have significant contributions to the community via extracurricular activities during high school, despite adverse family situations or physiological/psychological conditions.

(c) Have a minimum Grade 12 GPA of 7.5. Applicants are not required to provide English certifications at the time of application. However, having an English level equivalent to an IELTS score of 4.5 (no band below 4.0) and being able to use English in the interview round is an advantage.

(d) Provide evidence of financial hardship and/or disabilities (required).

(e) Submit all scholarship application documents before the application deadline.

(f) Not hold any other scholarships with BUV.

Selection Criterion

A 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
  • Leadership potential
  • Financial hardship
  • Adverse situation (as recognised by relevant competent authorities)
General Terms and Conditions

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.

The Founders – Khalid Muhmood and Arabella Peters ScholarshipApplication process
Step 1 - Information Gathering

All scholarship information is available on the British University Vietnam website.

Applicants are also encouraged to contact the Student Recruitment Office directly for consultation via the following channels:

  • Live consultation at British University Vietnam Ecopark Campus, Ecopark, Hung Yen
  • Hotline: 096 662 9909 or Email:
  • Online enquiry form
Step 2 - Scholarship Application

All scholarship application documents must be submitted before the application deadline, these documents include:

1. Scholarship application form

2. 02 passport-sized photographs (3×4 cm) taken within the last 6 months

3. A notarised copy of ID card (for Vietnamese students) or passport (for international students)

4. A personal statement (written in English)

5. A copy of high school diploma or equivalent qualification (if available), translated into English and notarised

6. A copy of grade 10, 11, and 12 academic transcripts or equivalent, translated into English and notarised

7. Copies of transcripts and certificates of overseas study. If the original documents are not in English, the copies need to be translated and notarised.

8. Copies of certificates, awards, and prizes achieved during high school (if available). If the original documents are not in English, the copies need to be translated.

9. A notarised copy of an accepted English qualification (IELTS/TOEFL/BUV’s Placement Test Result or equivalent)

10. Recommendation letter(s). If the original documents are not in English, the copies need to be translated.

11. Evidence of disability (if relevant) or financial support needs (if relevant).

12. Other supporting documents. If the original documents are not in English, the copies need to be translated.

13. For Contemporary Creative Practice Programme only: Portfolio of artworks in BUV’s template

14. Receipt of bursary/scholarship securing payment (2,000,000 VND)

Application method:


  • Please contact the Student Recruitment Office to get confirmation that your application has been submitted successfully. Hotline: 096 662 9909; Email:
  • Candidates applying online may be required to submit a hard copy applicants within 1 week of receiving the interview round confirmation email if required by the school to verify the application.
Step 3 - Final Interview 

Short-listed candidates will be invited to the interview round at British University Vietnam Ecopark Campus.

The University will cover transportation fees for candidates living outside of Hanoi and Hung Yen (if necessary).

The final results will be sent to candidates via email.

online application form

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