2023-10-01 09:00:57

For over three decades, the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation (CNCF), a reputable UK non-governmental organisation, has made a profound impact in Vietnam. With a steadfast commitment to the well-being of disadvantaged children, CNCF has provided comprehensive support in healthcare, education, and the overall protection of over a million vulnerable children in Vietnam. Notably, CNCF places great emphasis on empowering students and pupils through educational assistance, recognising it as a crucial focus area.

CNCF aims to offer a holistic training and practical environment to graduating students, enabling them to acquire vital skills and prepare for the demanding job market. CNCF’s goal is to equip these individuals with the necessary capabilities and confidence to thrive in their careers.

Office of Student Affairs informs students of scholarship information as follows:

1. Key Elements of the scholarship programme:

  • Academic Excellence Scholarships: These scholarships, valued at 16,800,000 VND per academic year, are specifically designed to assist students who face challenges but have demonstrated exceptional academic performance.
  • Skills Development Training: This component offers opportunities for individuals who aspire to enhance their skillset and adequately prepare for their future professional endeavors.
  • Internship Placements: CNCF collaborates with renowned businesses within its partner network to provide internship opportunities for those seeking practical experience in a real-world work environment.

2. Eligibility Criteria for Scholarship Consideration:

To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Enrolled as a full-time university student, currently in their final year.
  • Maintain a strong academic record (minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10-point scale).
  • Demonstrated challenging family circumstances, supported by a certificate of low-income or near-poor household status, or confirmation of difficult circumstances within the local community (additional documentation can be submitted later if necessary).
  • Display a proactive and enthusiastic attitude towards learning, as evident in the attached Application Form.
  • Active involvement in community and social activities, showcasing a strong sense of responsibility towards the community (verified through achievements, commendations, certificates, etc.).

3. Required Documents:

To complete the scholarship application process, please submit the following documents:

  • Completed CNCF Noble Fellowship – Application Form (as per the form).
  • Photocopy of your Citizen Identification Card.
  • Locality-issued certificate validating the family’s low-income, near-poor, or challenging circumstances.
  • Three passport-sized (4×6) photographs.
  • University admission letter or official confirmation from your current educational institution.
  • Official transcripts or academic results from the past two school years (hard copy with a school-verified red stamp).

4. Application Process:

To apply for the scholarships, students are required to complete the application form on the Google Forms platform using the provided link: Additionally, they must submit hard copies of their applications to the Office of Student Affairs (P.CTSV) at the following address: School of Medicine – Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, Room 107, Administration Building (Y.A1), Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street, VNU, Dong Hoa Ward, Di An City, Binh Duong Province. For further inquiries, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at (028) 71021212 – Ext 131.

5. Application Deadline:

The deadline for submitting applications is before 4:00 p.m. on 4th October, 2023.

If students have any questions or need assistance regarding the scholarships, they can reach out to the Office of Student Affairs. The office is located at Room 107, Y.A1 Administration Building, Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street, Dong Hoa Ward, Di An City, Binh Duong Province. Students can also contact the office via phone at (028) 71021212 – Ext 131 or email at for further guidance.


School of Medicine – Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City