Scholarships

The University admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Currently, School of Biotechnology students are entitled to receive TTU-USGI Scholarship sponsored by ITA Fund and US Global Institute.

The scholarship grant is for one year of academic courses for students of the first academic year based on TTU’s admission and scholarship criteria. Since then, scholarship is reviewed based on students’ academic performance.

General criteria for scholarship review are applicable to talented students who are poor but have the iron will to achieve success. Therefore, conditions for scholarship review are as follows:

  • To be acknowledged as having good ethics and personality

  • Not violating any disciplinary measure

  • Not violating any rules at dormitory

  • Have no grade of grade C- or lower for any subject during the semester of scholarship review.

Scholarship rating criteria: based on GPA of academic performance.

Specific scholarship policy is as follows:

Time line

GPA

Scholarship

Time of scholarship review

1. Case 1: Students are under the category of entitlement to scholarship (maximum 25 students/school) and has met TOEFT requirement as stipulated

1.1 First year

TOEFL ≥ 500

100% scholarship for the first year (including 1st and 2nd semesters and summer semester)

 

1.2 Subsequent semesters

Eligibility criteria for scholarship: Mean average of full time courses that haven't been used for scholarship review of previous semesters.

- For courses without point grade, pass result is required for scholarship review.

- Based on mean average (total (point x credits)/ total credits), scholarship rating is determined as follows:

- Time of reviewing scholarship for first semester: At the end of second summer semester of the academic year

- Time of reviewing scholarship for second semester, including 1st and 2nd summer semesters: At the end of first semester of the academic year

From 3.6 to 4.0

100%

From 3.3 to under 3.6

75%

From 3.0 to under 3.3

50%

Under 3.0:

No scholarship granted

2. Case 2: Students are under the category of entitlement to scholarship (maximum of 25 students/ school) and has not met the TOEFL requirement as stipulated will be granted full scholarship for English courses for no more than 02 semesters.

2.1 For students that meet TOEFL requirements as stipulated after 1st semester of the first academic year:

 

TOEFL ≥ 500

Full scholarship for one academic year (including 2nd and summer semesters of the first AY and first semester of the second AY)

 

Scholarship in subsequent semesters: as section 1.2

2.2 For students that has not met TOEFL requirement as stipulated after 1st semester of the first year, they will be granted scholarship to study English for 2nd semester of the first academic year. After 2nd semester:

 

TOEFL ≥ 500

Full scholarship for one academic year (including 1st, 2nd and summer semesters of the second AY)

 
 

Students that do not meet TOEFL requirement as stipulated are required to pay a tuition of VND 1,600,000 per month for summer courses. After summer semester, if the students still do not meet TOEFL requirement as stipulated, they will be allocated to English courses corresponding to their levels under the Intensive English Program of the University. Tuition for English courses is as follows:

+ Students with TOEFL – ITP of 480 - 519: VND 1,600,000 per month.

+ Students with TOEFL – ITP of 400 - 479: VND 3,200,000 per month.

+ At the end of 1st semester of the 2nd year, the University will organize the last TOEFL exam for the students. The students who still do not meet TOEFL requirement as stipulated are required to leave the University and return the granted scholarship.

Scholarship for subsequent semesters: as section 1.2

3. Note

  1. Full scholarship covers the followings: tuition, food and accommodation during the duration of studies at TTU.

  2. Scholarships are only granted to full-time students at the University, i.e. attending at least 33 credits for an academic year, of which minimum number of credits taken for a main semester must be at least 15. For Medical students, the required credits for an academic year must be at least 50.

  3. Upon review and approval, the allotted duration of scholarship granted for the completion of the bachelor program at TTU is 5 years maximum. The sole exception to this rule is for those majoring in General Doctor, as the scholarship duration will be for a maximum of 6 years.

  4. Any violation of disciplinary rules will result in the immediate termination of the scholarship (which means the scholarship grant will be terminated at the date of disciplinary decision). As a result, students are required to pay the remaining tuition in that scholarship grant semester and may not be reviewed for scholarship in the subsequent semester.

  5. The scholarship endowment foundation will regularly review and modify the policy and adapt scholarship grant policy appropriately to actual circumstances and shall notify in case of any change. Any change, if any, shall not apply to previously granted scholarship but only applied to re-granted or newly-granted scholarships after the effective date of such a change.

  6. This scholarship policy takes effect as from the academic year 2014-2015 and shall rescind and replace previous policies that are inconsistent with the content hereof.