Professor Nguyen Van Dao Scholarship

Applications open

03 Jan 2023

Applications close

5:00 pm, 7 July 2023


50% of undergraduate program tuition fees

Number of scholarships


Outcomes release

29 Sep 2023


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 an undergraduate program at RMIT Vietnam and meet the program entry requirements;
  • Commence study in a semester in 2023*.

* Students who commence their study in semester 1 or 2 of 2023 may still be eligible to apply for the undergraduate scholarship(s) for prospective students. If successful, the scholarship will only apply from semester 3 2023.

Selection criteria

Past Mathematics Performance is 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 GPA + 30% Year 11 GPA + 10% Year 10 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 deadline: 5:00 pm (GMT+7), 7 July 2023
  • Scholarship recipients notified: 29 September 2023

Contact us

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