The University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences (CAES) has a partnership agreement with the Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) under the Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam (MOET). Subject to the terms of the agreement, Vietnamese students, who have been admitted to a full-time PhD program with UGA’s CAES and who have been awarded a scholarship from VIED:
- Will receive financial support for up to a maximum of five years as follows:VIED Fellowship for years 1 and 2 and UGA CAES support years 3, 4, and 5, if needed to finish the degree;
- Will have out-of-state tuition waived and in-state tuition reduced to $25 per semester;
- Are required to take the TOEFL and GRE exams;
- Will have their UGA Graduate School application fee paid by UGA CAES;
- Must pay all mandatory student fees including mandatory health insurance;
Vietnamese students who either hold a VIED scholarship, or who are in the process of applying for a VIED scholarship, are invited to contact the UGA CAES Office of Global Programswith specific questions about graduate programs, admission criteria and for assistance with their UGA application.
2. EligibilityApplicants who are Vietnamese citizens, and who are eligible for a VIED scholarship may come to UGA for:
- A complete doctoral degree program for a maximum of five years; Students must be eligible for admission into a PhD program.
3. Applying to UGA
Students must identify themselves as a VIED applicant to the Office of Global Programs, the Graduate Coordinator of their chosen program and the Office of Graduate Admissions, at the time of applying for admission. This will allow us to ensure your application is identified correctly and the deadlines are met.
4. Admission requirements
All applicants to a UGA CAES doctoral programmust meet the minimum application requirementsof the program to which they are applying and of the Graduate School to receive an offer of admission.
5. Apply online
Student must complete an online application.
VIED scholarship holders and VIED applicants should advise both the department of the program to which they are applying, the Office of Global Programs, and the UGA Graduate Schoolof any deadlines they are facing. This will assist us to identify your application early and to provide the necessary supporting documentation and a timely decision so that your application to VIED is not jeopardized.
6. Applying to VIED
Students are responsible for their own application to VIED for their scholarship. If you are already approved for a VIED scholarship, contact the Office of Global Programs for assistance with your application toUGA. If you are planning to apply to VIED, you can begin the application process for your VIED scholarship while you are searching for your program and for a faculty supervisor.
Office of Global Programs
College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
University of Georgia