Scholarship entitlements

Your scholarship is fully funded and will cover the following:

  • full tuition fees
  • return air travel
  • an establishment allowance
  • contribution to living expenses
  • an introductory academic program
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • supplementary academic support
  • field work
  • pre-course English if required.

For further details of entitlements visit the Australia Government Australia Awards website.

Rapid mobilisation process

You can commence study in Australia as early as first semester 2020 depending on your English language level and course availability.

Support for Equity of Access Applicants

Support is provided to Equity of Access Applicants who are applicants with disabilities and disadvantaged rural applicants to ensure equal access to all stages of the scholarship program. This includes the establishment of an Equity Access Fund for disadvantaged Vietnamese applicants.

Scholarship support services

Additional support is provided to help awardees to prepare for study at Australian universities and make the various administrative processes easier.

English Language Training

Conditional awardees can receive up to 12 months full-time English language training, if required, at RMIT International University Vietnam, HCM City and Hanoi. Living allowance is provided for those attending the training.

Special English language training is available for Equity of Access conditional awardees

Course advice

Advice is provided by a Vietnamese Academic Adviser on appropriate course selection. The Adviser is available for consultations by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Masters by research applicants are also strongly advised to read how to find a supervisor and to prepare a research proposal .

Visa requirements

Awardees will receive visa information and support to guide them through the visa process including the required medical checks and character checks.

Travel arrangements

Awardees will receive assistance with international travel arrangements including airport arrival services and temporary accommodation on arrival in Australia if required.

Alumni network

On your return you will be able to join a 5,800-strong Vietnamese Australia Awards Alumni Network in Vietnam and the broader Australian Alumni in Vietnam Network which covers all Vietnamese who have studied at Australian education institutions. These networks will enable you to maintain links with Australia and fellow Vietnamese alumni and to benefit from professional development seminars, training workshops, conferences and social networking activities. You will also have free access to international academic databases. In addition you can become of a member of the Global Australian Alumni Network.

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