Vingroup Granting 48 Billion VND in Science and Technology Scholarships for Overseas Studies for Master’s and Doctoral Degrees, Establishing the Global Network of Vingroup Scholars

June 27, 2022

On June 24, 2022, under Vingroup’s “Science and Technology Scholarship Program for Overseas Studies for Master’s and Doctoral Degrees (also known as Vingroup Science and Technology Scholarship Program), a scholarship award ceremony for 30 Master’s and Doctoral students of the 2022 academic year was held formally with the announcement for the launching of Vingroup Young Scholars Global Network.

The 2022 Vingroup Science and Technology Scholarship Award Ceremony honored 30 outstanding young Vietnamese scholars in the presence of representatives of the US, Australian, French, Singapore embassies… The total value of the 2022 awarded scholarships is 48 billions dong. Since its official launching in 2019, after four scholarship seasons, the Program has so far granted 132 scholarships with a total value of more than 339 billion VND to outstanding young scholars aspiring to serve the community and the advancement of Vietnam’s science and technology in the future.

30 Master’s and Doctoral students of the 2022 academic year with the delegates attending the ceremony.

To receive  Vingroup’s Science and Technology Scholarship Program for Overseas Studies for Master’s and Doctoral Degrees, applicants are required to go through a rigorous selection process: following the preliminary round, the most qualified candidates will be selected for interviews conducted by professors from the Vingroup Advisory Board and leading professors from distinguished international universities such as Cornell University, Illinois Urbana Champaign University, Johns Hopkins University, Nanyang Technological University… Candidates passing the interview round will apply to their target universities and undergo these universities’ independent admission process. Successful candidates who made it through all selection and admission processes will be officially awarded the Vingroup Scholarship.

Mr. Jaya Ratnam, Singapore Ambassador to Vietnam shared at the 2022 Vingroup Science and Technology Scholarship Award Ceremony

This year’s 30 scholarship recipients are all excellent youths with the highest achievements among more than 500 applicants. They have successfully won over the Admission Councils of distinguished international universities including Harvard University, Stanford University, University of California, Los Angeles (USA), Oxford University (UK), ETH Zurich University (Switzerland), Delft University of Technology (Netherlands), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)…

Deputy Head of Mission of the Australian Embassy in Vietnam, Mr. Mark Tattersall congratulated and welcomed Vingroup Science and Technology Scholarship recipients to Australia

Speaking at the scholarship awarding ceremony, Mr. Jaya Ratnam, Singapore Ambassador to Vietnam, said: “I am very impressed with the mission of  Vingroup’s Science and Technology Scholarship Program for Overseas Studies for Master’s and Doctoral Degrees – which is to young Vietnamese intellectuals with great talents and ambitions as well as the willingness  to face challenges to find new opportunities. They will become the key factors to create positive changes ​​for Vietnam’s science and technology field in the future.”

Dr. Le Mai Lan, Vice Chairwoman of Vingroup, Chairwoman of the VinUniversity Council – the management institution for the Scholarship Program

Within the scope of the 2022 Vingroup Science and Technology Scholarships Award Ceremony, the Vingroup Young Scholars’ Global Network was also officially launched. This network serves to connect more than 130 Vietnamese Master’s and Doctoral students and alumni who received Vingroup scholarships over the years and studied or are studying at the 35 top universities around the world. Through this network, members not only support each other in both career and life matters, but also create a community of young intellectuals that transcend national boundaries and reach global reach.

Ms. Kate Bartlett, Acting Counselor for Public Affairs of the US Embassy in Hanoi, spoke at the ceremony

Dr. Le Mai Lan, Vice Chairwoman of Vingroup, Chairwoman of the VinUniversity Council – the management institution for the Scholarship Program indicated: “Upon giving opportunities for young intellectuals to study abroad and access world-class education, we believe that in the future, they will play the key roles in promoting the advancement of science and technology to join hands to solve major issues of Vietnam and the world, while creating positive impacts of Vietnam’s science and technology on the global map of  science and technology”.

Nguyễn Huỳnh Ngọc Thư, one of the Vingroup Scholarship recipients studying a Doctoral Program at Oxford University (UK) represented the students of class 2022 spoke at the ceremony.

The Vingroup Science and Technology Scholarship Program is realizing the ambitions of more and more young Vietnamese talents. To accelerate and support Vietnamese science and technology talents with opportunities to access international science and technology advancement, from 2023, the program will be expanded to Postdoctoral fellows and scholars as well as for the overseas study component of the integrated Master’s and Doctoral program in Science and Technology between VinUniversity and partnered international leading universities. These efforts in a global-scale “talent incubation” mission will contribute to building a strong foundation for Vietnam’s sustainable development in the future.

Lists of recipients of 2022 Vingroup’s Science and Technology Scholarships:

# Name Degree Field of study Institutions Country
1 Nguyễn Huỳnh Ngọc Thư Doctoral Oncology Oxford University UK
2 Phạm Khánh Mỹ Doctoral Medical Sciences Oxford University UK
3 Vũ Lê Thế Anh Doctoral Computer Science University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign USA
4 Nguyễn Thị Phương Nghi Doctoral Biological Engineering Stanford University USA
5 Trần Lê Huy Doctoral Materials Science and Engineering University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign USA
6 Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Huyền Doctoral Electrical & Computer Engineering University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign USA
7 Vương Hoài Thanh Doctoral Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry University of California, Santa Barbara USA
8 Nguyễn Hoàng Quân Anh Doctoral Biomedical Engineering University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign USA
9 Nguyễn Trần Công Duy Doctoral Computer Science Nanyang Technological University Singapore
10 Nguyễn Huỳnh Long Hưng Doctoral Engineering Singapore Management University Singapore
11 Nguyễn Phước Bảo Hoàng Doctoral Computer Science ETH Zurich Switzerland
12 Nguyễn Hữu Tuấn Doctoral Biomolecular Engineering and Drug Delivery Monash University Australia
13 Lành Lưu Anh Khoa Master’s Biomechanical Design Delft University of Technology Netherlands
14 Lê Phương Anh Master’s Epidemiology Harvard University USA
15 Đặng Đoàn Hương Trang Master’s Analogy University of Chicago USA
16 Lê Ngọc Bảo Ngân Master’s Epidemiology Columbia University USA
17 Vũ Tấn Phát Master’s Biological Engineering University of California, Los Angeles USA
18 Nguyễn Xuân Khải Master’s Mechanical Engineering Carnegie Mellon University USA
19 Nguyễn Trần Chí Hiếu Master’s Artificial Intelligence University of Southern California USA
20 Trần Trí Kiên Master’s Analogy Georgia Institute of Technology USA
21 Lê Nhật Quang Master’s Mechanical Engineering University of Michigan – Ann Arbor USA
22 Dương Hạnh Hoa Master’s Data Science New York University USA
23 Dương Anh Kiệt Master’s Information security and Cryptology University of Limoges France
24 Lê Thái Hưng Master’s Information security and Cryptology University of Limoges France
25 Hạ Viết Huy Master’s Information security and Cryptology University of Limoges France
26 Dương Đăng Hưng Master’s Information security and Cryptology University of Limoges France
27 Lê Duy Hoàng Master’s Information technology in Business Singapore Management University Singapore
28 Trần Vũ Đức Master’s Computer Science University of Melbourne Australia
29 Phạm Mai Tâm Master’s Bioinformatics University of Melbourne Australia
30 Huỳnh Như Thảo Master’s Pharmaceutical Science Monash University Australia

 

 

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