STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM IN CANADA, ACADEMIC YEAR 2023 – 2024

STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM IN CANADA, ACADEMIC YEAR 2023 – 2024

IU-VNU would like to call for applicants for Student Exchange Program in Canada academic year 2023 – 2024. Applicants may apply for SEED Scholarship (Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development). This program opens for undergraduate/post graduate candidates.

Full details of SEED scholarship can be found at: https://www.educanada.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/institutions/asean-anase.aspx?lang=eng 

Notes:

  • Each host institution reserves the right to determine the number of IU-VNU candidates to be nominated with SEED scholarship.
  • It is possible that a student receives admission for the exchange program at a host institution, but is unsuccessful in their SEED scholarship application.

1. Host institutions in Canada:

2. Duration of program: Semester 1 (September, 2023 – December, 2023) or full academic year 2023-2024 (September, 2023 – April, 2024).

3. Application package: Required documents for Student Exchange Program in Canada includes:

  • Application form (download at https://cim.hcmiu.edu.vn/outbound-download/);
  • CV in English;
  • 02 Official transcripts in scale 4 and scale 100 (candidates request at the Office of Academic Affairs/Graduate Affairs);
  • Scanned copy of Passport information page (valid at least 12 months);
  • Letter of motivation (approx. 500 words in English);
  • Letter of proof of full-time enrolment from home institution (CIM will support eligible candidates with this document);
  • Valid proof of English proficiency (IELTS/TOEFL).

Other required documents for candidates applying for SEED scholarship:

  • Letter of recommendation from home institution (maximum one page):
    • on official letterhead;
    • dated within the last six months;
    • from the candidate’s instructor, or professor at IU-VNU;
    • explains the nature of study or research to be undertaken in Canada and how the home institution will benefit from this scholarship program;
    • assesses the candidate’s commitment and capacity to use the program of study or research in Canada to help combat poverty and narrow the development gap in the ASEAN region.
  • Letter of intent (maximum one page):
    • explain the nature of studies or research to be undertaken;
    • explain how undertaking study or research in Canada will empower the student to apply their learning to address the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development;
    • explain how they intend to use their learning to help combat poverty and narrow the development gap in the ASEAN region in their future career; and
    • identify the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) their proposed study or research in Canada is aligned with and will contribute to.
    • provide an explanation of how their learning in Canada will help to combat poverty in their home country.
  • Signed privacy notice statement (found at this link).

4. How to submit application

Interested applicants submit the documents in PDF format on CIM portal at http://bit.ly/3AmXID8 before 6PM of December 25, 2022 (Sunday).

Ernst Mach Grant – Scholarship for Exchange Student at Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) Austria, Academic Year 2023-2024

Ernst Mach Grant – Scholarship for Exchange Student at Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) Austria, Academic Year 2023-2024

Management Center Innsbruck (MCI), Austria – a partner of IU-VNU is calling for exchange students applications in AY 2023 – 2024. Students may apply for Ernst Mach Grant (EMG) Scholarship which targets talented undergraduate and graduate students wishing to study at any Austrian academic institutions. The scholarship is sponsored and processed by Republic of Austria, Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF), and processed by OeAD-GmbH, Agency for Education and Internationalization. More details are as below:

  • Term of study: Fall semester 2023 (4 months), or full academic year 2023-2024 (10 months)
  • Venue: Management Center Innsbruck (MCI), Innsbruck, Austria
  • Study program: see courses offered for bachelor and master students at https://www.mci.edu/de/
  • Number of students to be nominated: 4 students
  • Scholarship value:
    • Monthly scholarship rate: EUR 1,150.
    • Assistance in arranging accommodation and insurance: around EUR 250 to EUR 600 per month.
    • Health insurance: Currently around EUR 55 to EUR 200 (guide value; depends on age, scholarship category and state of health).
    • Travel allowance: Scholarship holders from non-European developing countries will also receive a travel allowance of up to EUR 1,000 upon presentation of original receipts.
  • Requirements: Applicants for EMG scholarship are required to:
    • Meet IU Student Exchange & Study Abroad Programs eligibility requirements for participating in exchange programs (refer to cim.hcmiu.edu.vn/introduction).
    • Have the approval from IU-VNU to go on an exchange program in a specific semester(s).
    • Receive Letter of acceptance from Management Center Innsbruck.
  • How to apply:

Step 1: Student application and assessment by IU-VNU

  • Applicants submit a full application to the Center for International Mobility (CIM) before 4 PM, 22 December 2022 (Thursday). Link to submit: http://bit.ly/3AmXID8.
  • Note: In Page 2, select “Partner exchange” under Program type, choose
    “Austria” in the Home country section, and choose “Austria – MCI” in the Host institution section.

A full application package includes:

  • Application form: cim.hcmiu.edu.vn/outbound-download
  • CV/Resume
  • 2 Transcripts of record (scale 4 and scale 100) – Request at OAA (Room A2.708)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation. The letters of recommendation can be freely worded, must have letterhead, date, signature of the recommender and stamp and must not be older than six months when the application is submitted.
  • Letter of Motivation (max 500 English words)
  • Certificate of English proficiency 
  • Scanned copy of passport (valid at least 12 months)

Step 2: Student nomination and assessment by MCI

  • IU-VNU will shortlist 4 students based on academic records, motivation to apply for EMG scholarship, and recommendation letters. After being nominated, applicants complete the online application guided by MCI via email later on.
  • MCI Admission team will evaluate and send Letter of acceptance (LoA) to eligible students. Note: LoA is a must-have document when students move to Step 3.

Step 3: Online application with OeAD

  • Students will be guided to submit documents (similar to step 1) up to the online system. Note: You are required to submit the LoA issued by MCI in this step.

Step 4: Wait for scholarship results from OeAD and MCI. CIM will contact successful students for further instructions regarding accommodation, visa application, course registrations, etc.

Students may read more about the Ernst Mach Grant scholarship in AY 2023 – 2024 at https://grants.at/de/. Go search for “Ernst Mach Grant for studying at an Austrian university of applied sciences” (Fachhochschule).

FAQ about the program at link.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM (ISEP) 2023-2024

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM (ISEP) 2023-2024

IU-VNU would like to call for applicants for the INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM (ISEP) for the academic year 2023-2024. There will also be financial support through ISEP Accessibility Scholarship.

Course description and program details can be found at: https://www.isepstudyabroad.org/planning/finances/study-abroad-scholarships/isep-accessibility-scholarship

Time of enrollment:

  • Fall semester: August – December, 2023
  • Whole academic year 2023-2024: August, 2023 – May, 2024
  1. Location: applicants can apply for up to 5 universities in the ISEP system.
  2. Application package:
  1. Application information: Interested applicants submit the application package in PDF format to Center for International Mobility (CIM) via CIM’s application portal. Application deadline: 25/01/2023.
  2. Program cost
    • ISEP Application Fee (paid through ISEP Portal): 100 USD
    • ISEP Placement Fee: 325 USD (for 1 semester); 425 USD (for 2 semesters)
    • ISEP Insurance (paid to ISEP): TBC
    • Tuition fee (paid to IU-VNU): (tentative) 14 IU credits x tuition rate
    • Program fee (paid to IU-VNU): 3,500 USD
    • Visa, round trip flight ticket: depends on country
  1. ISEP Accessibility Scholarship
  • Value: 1100 USD
  • Recipients are chosen via a lottery system after the submission of a brief application that establishes financial need, demographics, and a short personal biography..
  • The scholarship award will be announced by late April.
ESB BUSINESS SCHOOL – REUTLINGEN UNIVERSITY, GERMANY TL-STIFTUNG SCHOLARSHIP

ESB BUSINESS SCHOOL – REUTLINGEN UNIVERSITY, GERMANY TL-STIFTUNG SCHOLARSHIP

IU-VNU would like to call for applicants (2nd and 3rd year students) for full-semester exchange program at ESB School of Business, Reutlingen University in Germany. Exchange program at ESB offers undergraduate courses with a focus on International Business (IB), and International Operations Management (IOM). Outstanding students can apply for TL-Stiftung Scholarships with the value of 5,200 EUR/package.

Course description and program details can be found at: https://www.esb-business-school.de/en/international/

  1. Time of enrollment: Winter semester 2022-2023:
  • IB program: 14 September 2022 – 27 January 2023
  • IOM program: 4 October 2022 – 9 February 2023
  1. Application package requirement:

Please export each document in PDF format and save as Full name – Type of document. Ex: Tran Van A – Transcript of Record (Scale 100).

  • Application form of IU-SEaSAP: https://tinyurl.com/47f74zcn
  • CV (in English or German)
  • 2 latest transcript of records (scale 4 and scale 100) – Request at Office A2.708;
  • Motivational letter (about 500 words, clearly indicate you need financial support)
  • 2 letter of recommendations from IU-VNU’s lecturers;
  • Passport picture (300 x 400 pixels);
  • Scanned copy of passport;
  • Current certificate of enrolment at IU-VNU (CIM will support you with this if you are eligible for the exchange program).
  1. Application information and deadline:

Interested applicants please submit the application package to Center for International Mobility (CIM) via email nbhan@hcmiu.edu.vn before 09 April 2022. The title should clearly state [TL-Stiftung ESB Exchange Winter 221] – Full name – Student ID.

  1. Program costs:
  • Tuition fee: students only pay the tuition fee to IU-VNU before the start of exchange semester (for at least 14 credits/semester).
  • Living expenses: 700-900 EUR/month (including rent). 
  1. TL-Stiftung Scholarship:
    • Target candidates
      • Applicants should be in the second or third year (not first or fourth year) at the university.
      • Applicants with financial difficulties who are interested in applying for an exchange semester at ESB Business School and cannot afford it
    • Amount: 5,200 EUR/semester
    • Eligibility: Candidates should demonstrate a level of proficiency in English and have a suitable GPA:
      • Proof of language proficiency include test scores of 6.0 and above in IELTS and a minimum of 750 points in TOEIC or equivalent certification.
      • Have an overall GPA above 7.5 with no course under 6.0 (Physical training, Military Education or Political courses are not counted)
      • References from professors would raise your chances of being invited to an interview.
    • Procedure:
      • Step 1: You must be nominated as an exchange student to ESB Business School by International Student Service Center.
      • Step 2: Once you have been nominated, you would receive an email from exchange coordinator at Reutlingen University including a link for online application on MoveON
      • Step 3: Submit all the required documents up on the online system.
      • Step 4: Once your application has been completed and accepted, ISSC will provide you with additional information about housing, available courses, important dates, etc. and send you a letter of acceptance in case you need to apply for a Visa.

Note: Should your application be successful, you will need to enroll in at least 3 courses as well as an additional German course.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENT MOBILITY AT MCI MANAGEMENT CENTER INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENT MOBILITY AT MCI MANAGEMENT CENTER INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA

International University – Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh City would like to invite IU students to apply for Ernst Mach Grant – exchange scholarships at MCI Management Center Innsbruck, Austria. The details are as follows:

  1. Duration of scholarship: 01 or 02 semesters during AY 2022-2023 (starting with Fall semester 2022-2023, Sep/Oct 2022);
  2. Scholarship value:
  • Monthly grant rate EUR 1,050;
  • Travel costs subsidy of max. EUR 1,000.
  1. Target candidates: IU students
  2. Area of study/research: all fields at MCI, check at https://www.mci.edu/en/
  3. For more information:

https://grants.at/en/ => Ernst Mach Grant for studying at an Austrian university of applied sciences (Fachhochschule)

Applicants will be nominated to MCI. After being accepted and received Acceptance Letter from MCI, applicants will submit all documents to Ernst Mach Grant portal

  1. Application requirements:
  • Application Form https://tinyurl.com/y3cpvs6r;
  • CV/Resume;
  • Motivational Letter;
  • Copy of Passport;
  • Proof of extracurricular activities (if any) – merge all in 01 PDF file;
  • Two letters of recommendation by university lecturers. For these letters of recommendation no specific form is required; they must contain the letterhead, date and signature of the person recommending the applicant and the stamp of the university / department and must not be older than six months at the time of application.
  • Transcript of Records will be requested by CIM
  1. Application deadline:

Application package converted into PDF file and submitted to nthang@hcmiu.edu.vn with Subject [EMG – Student name]  by 20 December 2021

 

 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENT MOBILITY AT  UNIVERSITAT DE GIRONA, SPAIN

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENT MOBILITY AT UNIVERSITAT DE GIRONA, SPAIN

International University – Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh City would like to invite IU students to participate in the mobility program at Universitat de Girona, Spain. The details are as follows:

    1. Target candidates: IU students majoring in Hospitality Management
    2. Duration of scholarship: 4 months 
    3. Number of slots: 02 slots
    4. Language of instruction: English
    5. Scholarship value: 850 EUR/living expenses and 1500 EUR for roundtrip airfare.
    6. Application requirements:
  1.  
  • Application Form https://tinyurl.com/y3cpvs6r;
  • Full transcript of record;
  • CV/Resume;
  • Motivational Letter;
  • Copy of Passport;
  • Proof of extracurricular activities (if any) – merge all in 01 PDF file;
  • Proof of English proficiency (if any);
  • Recommendation Letter (if any)

7. Application deadline:

Application package converted into PDF file and submitted to nthang@hcmiu.edu.vn with Subject [UdG – Student name]  before 11AM, 20 August 2021