Professor Nguyen Van Dao Scholarship

Applications open

4 January 2022

Applications close

5pm, 8 July 2022


50% of undergraduate program tuition fees

Number of scholarships


Outcomes release

30 September 2022


Professor Dao was an internationally acclaimed mathematician and one of Vietnam’s leading education administrators. He played a pivotal role in helping RMIT establish a campus in Vietnam. A scholarship is offered in his honour to the applicant with the best high school mathematics grade among all applicants.


To qualify, an applicant must: 

  • Be a citizen of Vietnam
  • Complete grade 12 with a GPA minimum of 8.0/ 10.0 and an average score of 9.0 for mathematics (grade 12); or complete an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma with a minimum of 25 points in total and 6 points for mathematics; or complete GCE ‘A’ Levels (UK) with 7 points for three Advanced subjects (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1) and 5 points (A) for mathematics 
  • Achieve IELTS (Academic) 6.5+ (no band below 6.0), for other international English entry requirements, please view the English equivalency requirements.

Selection criteria

Past Mathematics Performance is assessed by the selection committee and ranked according to the eligibility criteria. The top ranked applicant will receive scholarship of 50%. Past Mathematics Performance is weighted as follows: 60% GPA Year 12 + 30% GPA Year 11 + 10% GPA Year 10.

How to apply for a scholarship

Before applying, we recommend reading the Scholarship terms and conditions.

1. Find your program

2. Check your eligibility

3. Prepare your documents

4. Submit your application

The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.

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Contact us

If you have questions about your scholarship application, or the outcome, please contact the scholarship coordinator via