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Hanoi Foreign Languages University:Advanced Vietnamese Abroad Program

Hanoi Foreign Languages University

Study advanced Vietnamese and explore the culture of Vietnam through the Advanced Vietnamese Abroad Program at Hanoi Foreign Languages College, offered by Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese Abroad. 

The program in Ha Noi consists of several hours per day of intensive instruction in advanced Vietnamese in small classroom settings. There is a program fee of $1,750. However, most of the students (10-12 people) selected for VASI program are funded by VASI scholarships which cover round-trip airfare to Ha Noi, tuition fees, and accommodation. One other Group for the Advancement of Vietnamese Abroad (GUAVA) scholarship is available for foreign nationals studying in the US.

Applicants must be enrolled in or admitted to a college or university as a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student, or employed as a teacher or an education administrator in the United States. At the time of application, applicants must be at least in their second year of instruction in Vietnamese (or equivalent) and be involved in some aspect of Vietnam studies. Students who attend non-GUAVA institutions are eligible to apply for participation and funding. Applicants must make themselves available for telephone interviews between February and March, 2002.

Program support is from the Department of Education, the Henry Luce Foundation and Ford Foundation.

Program Dates:
June 20-August 16, 2002

Application Deadline:
January 28, 2002

For more information about the program, application and program requirements, please contact:

Center for Southeast Asian Studies
1890 East-West Road, Moore 416
University of Hawai'i, Manoa
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-2688
Fax:     (808) 956-2682

Asia Institute