Professor Nguyen Van Dao Scholarship

Applications open

08 January 2024

Applications close

5:00 pm, 5 July 2024


50% of undergraduate program tuition fees

Number of scholarships


Recipients notified

27 September 2024


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 be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of Vietnam;
  • Have completed high school with a minimum grade 12 GPA of 8.0/ 10.0 and an average score of 9.0 for mathematics (grade 12); or IB diploma with a minimum of 29 points in total and 6 points for mathematics; or GCE ‘A’ Levels (UK) of minimum 9 points for three Advanced subjects and 5 points (A) for mathematics (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1), or equivalent;
  • Have IELTS (Academic) 6.5+ (no band below 6.0) or equivalent. For other international English entry requirements, please view the English equivalency requirements (links to Australian website);
  • Have applied for admission to a Bachelor’s degree program at RMIT Vietnam and meet the program entry requirements (conditional offer may be considered);
  • Be commencing study in the respective Bachelor’s degree program in a semester in 2024*.

*If successful, the scholarship will only apply from semester 3 2024.

Selection criteria

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

How to apply for a scholarship

1. Find your program

2. Check your eligibility

3. Prepare your documents

4. Submit your application


  • Before applying for the scholarship, we recommend that applicants read the scholarship terms and conditions
  • The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one

Key dates

  • Application close: 5:00 pm (GMT+7), 5 July 2024
  • Recipients informed: 27 September 2024

Contact us

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