For Undergraduate Program of Information Technology taught in English by PTIT under the ASEAN-Vietnam ICT Scholarship offered by Vietnamese enterprises for students from ASEAN countries plus Japan and Korea (AVIS+)

About AVIS+ Scholarship

The AVIS+, the new AVIS (ASEAN-Vietnam ICT Scholarship) is the initiative of the Ministry of Information and Communications of Vietnam (MIC Vietnam) to enhance the human resource development of ASEAN nations plus Korea and Japan 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 qualified 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 the region

AVIS+’s objective is to strengthen ICT capacities in ASEAN countries plus Korea and Japan 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 nations in the region

AVIS+ fellows are expected to solidify foundations to further bilateral relations between Vietnam and their home countries also strengthen the bilateral relationship among countries in the regions by taking advantage of their human network developed during their study time in Vietnam through social and academic activities.

Beneficiaries of AVIS+

  • For the applicants (AVIS+ grantees)

AVIS+ grantees will acquire a sound education in all aspects of information technology, especially in software engineering and artificial intelligence to be ready for the Industry 4.0, as well as providing a pathway to postgraduate study or a research career.

  • For the Vietnamese sponsors

AVIS+’s sponsors are big corporations in Vietnam with the strong commitment to share and devote themselves to the development of ASEAN in the field of ICT and education, not only in terms of finance but also their experiences in production and doing business in the field of ICT in Vietnam.

  • For the region

The fellow’s nations will have a number of talented IT staff to foster their responses to the advancement of science and technology in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Applicant Eligibility

Nationality  Citizens of the ASEAN plus Korea and Japan and residing in corresponding home countries at the time of   application.
Age  Between 18 and 25 as of August 31st, 2020.
Academic Background·    Holding a high school diploma authorized by the respective nations.·    GPA of high school years from 7.0 upwards (point scale of 10 or equivalent).
English Proficiency·    Applicants must obtain IELTS 5.5 (academic) or other equivalent certificates issued by authorized testing and certification bodies.·    Students from high school or students from junior college programs fully taught in English are exempted from submitting English certificates.
Health Condition·    Applicants must be in good health certified by authorized clinics or hospitals.
IneligibilityA 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.

Scholarship Benefits

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 (international flights)
  • Establishment allowance
  • Accommodation
  • Monthly stipend (10,000,000 VND/ month, equivalent to 425 USD/month)
  • Health insurance
  • $100 Bonus for annual Vietnamese Tet Holiday

Application

1.Application Form

Application Form can be downloaded at http://cie.ptit.edu.vn

Application Form can be downloaded here.

Application Letter can be downloaded here.

2.Precautions

  • Three (3) sets of Application Documents (1 Original / 2 Photocopies of the original one) are required.
  • All documents are written in other languages 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
  • Find the full list of Application documents here.

4. Application Submission

Deadline for Application Submission: 17.00 (Hanoi), August 31st, 2020.
Register now: https://bit.ly/AppfoCIE

5. Contact Information

Center for International Education
Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology
5th Floor, A1 Building, Ha Dong Campus
Km 10 Nguyen Trai Road, Ha Dong District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone: +84 24 3352 5741 / E-mail: cie@ptit.edu.vn
Contact person: Ms. Pham Tran Cam Van – Program Manager

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