Saturday, October 5, 2019

[Bachelor Degree] ASEAN-Vietnam ICT Scholarship (AVIS) 2019, Vietnam (Fully Funded)


The ASEAN-Vietnam ICT Scholarship (AVIS) is the initiative of the Ministry of Information and Communications of Vietnam (MIC Vietnam) to enhance the human resource development of ASEAN nations in the field of ICT. The scholarship program is carried out by the Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology (PTIT) with the financial sponsorship of outstanding Vietnamese enterprises including Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), Viettel Group, VinGroup, CMC Corporation, FPT Joint Stock Company, Misa Corporation, starting in academic year 2019-2020. Here is the main information of the AVIS program:
  • AVIS targets young talented students from the age of 18 to 25 who are expected to play a pioneer role in the ICT development of their countries.
  • AVIS provides full scholarships to ASEAN students to study four-year undergraduate program in Information Technology (instructed in English) taken at Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology (PTIT), Vietnam

Objectives of AVIS
  • To support for ICT Human Resource Development in ASEAN nations.
    • AVIS’s objective is to strengthen ICT capacities in ASEAN region through providing the opportunities to obtain Engineer’s degree in Information Technology taken at PTIT, a leading ICT university in Vietnam for young talented students who are expected to contribute to their countries in actively applying ICT technology to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
  • To enhance Multi-lateral Relationships among ASEAN nations.
    • AVIS fellows are expected to solidify foundations to further bilateral and multi-lateral relations with Vietnam and among ASEAN by taking advantage of their human network developed during their study time in Vietnam through social and academic activities.



Benefit:

AVIS is a FULL scholarship program for each candidate during their whole 4-year study in Vietnam, including:
  • Full tuition fee
  • Two round-trip airfares
  • Arrival allowance
  • Accommodation
  • Monthly stipend (10,000,000 VND/ month, equivalent to 425 USD/month)
  • Health insurance
  • Vietnamese Tet Holiday

Requirement:
  • Citizens of the ASEAN countries and residing in ASEAN at the time of application
  • Age Between 18 and 25 as of October 20th 2019
  • Possess a high school diploma authorized by the respective Governments of ASEAN nations.GPA of high school years from 7.0 upwards (point scale of 10 or equivalent)
  • Candidates must obtain IELTS 6.0 (or TOEFL paper/computer/internet of 550/213/80 respectively) or other equivalent certificates issued by authorized testing and certification bodies.Graduates from high school or junior college programs taught in English are exempted from submitting English certificates.
  • Mentally and physically in good health 
    • Note: Applicant must show up their health check certificate along with application profiles. AVIS Operating Committee has the right to arrange medical check-up if necessary and rejects ones who can not take or pass all medical check-up.
  • A person who falls under the following category is NOT eligible to apply: 
    • Those who are being under investigation from their local authorities in any kind of forms.Military personnel registered on the active list.
  • AVIS fellows are obliged to complete the training program in Vietnam.During training duration at PTIT, AVIS fellows are not allowed to change their major.

How to Apply:
Application Form can be downloaded here.
Application Letter can be downloaded here.


Precautions

  • Three (3) sets of Application Documents (1 Original / 2 Photocopies of the original one) are required.
  • All documents written in other language than English need notarized English translation (self-translation is not acceptable).
  • Use only A4 size paper for all copy sets.
  • Do not staple the documents. Put a paperclip on them instead.
  • Make your own extra copy of the Application Documents before submission.

List of Application Documents
Doc No. Application Documents Remarks
  Application Form with Photos (4cm x 6 cm) (designated form) 3 photos (taken within the past 3 months) must be attached to the 1st page of all the 3 sets
Must have signature on the lower right-hand corner of EACH PAGE.
  High School Diploma If in other languages (not English): submit notarized translation copies;Must contain all the grades earned from high school.
  Official Academic Transcript
  International English proficiency test results or a Confirmation Letter from respective high schools or junior colleges verifying that their academic programs are taught in English. Valid CertificateIn case the certificate does not mention the expiry date, only the test results issued on/after October 20th 2017 are valid.The Confirmation Letter must be sealed and signed by the legal representative.
  Certificate of Health Examination Issued by a provincial-level hospital upwards.Must be formed in English or notarized English translation (if in other languages).
  Application Letter Self-written by applicants.Present the reason for applying for this scholarship, summarize academic knowledge and achievements as well as plan to contribute to the development of the country after completion of the course.
  Official Nomination Letter Must be written by the respective ASEAN ICT MinistriesMust be typed in English or accompanied with official translationMust be sealed and signed by a legal representative.
  Passport (photocopy) Photocopy of personal page only.


Arrangement of Application Documents

3 sets of Application Documents are required (1 original set and 2 sets of copy).
Arrange those sets, following a manner of arrangement below.
The document No. below corresponds to the ones in the table above. List of Application Documents.
  • Set 1 (original set)
    • Application Form
    • High-school diploma
    • Official Academic Transcript
    • English Certificate
    • Certificate of Health Examination
    • Application Letter
    • Official Nomination Letter
    • Passport (photocopy)
  • Set 2 / Set 3 (Copy sets)
    • Make 2 sets of copy from Set 1
    • Attach the ORIGINAL photo on 1st page of each Application Form
    • Separate the copies into 2 individual sets
Office for Application Submission
            Center for International Education
Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology
The 5th floor, A1 Building, Ha Dong Campus
Km 10 Nguyen Trai Road, Ha Dong Dist, Hanoi Vietnam
Tel: +84 24 3352 5741
Email: cie@ptit.edu.vn
Contact person: Ms. Van Pham – program coordinator

Deadline:
20 October 2019

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