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How to Apply & Scholarships

HOW TO APPLY (tentatively)

In the 2022-2023 academic year, applicants can apply to study at TDTU with scholarships or with your own self-fund. 
In order to have an opportunity to be funded with TDTU scholarships, you must have a strong academic performance and/or good English/Vietnamese language proficiency. The programs available with scholarships include:

  • Undergraduate programs taught in Vietnamese language.
  • Undergraduate programs taught in English language.

We prioritize the applicants with top academic performance and the target we have planned in the academic year. Therefore, reaching the minimum GPA as required is compulsory and fundamental or your application will be rejected in our reviewing process.
With non-scholarship applications, you have more options in the programs and more opportunities to enter the university:

  • Undergraduate programs taught in Vietnamese language.
  • Undergraduate programs taught in English language.
  • Undergraduate programs taught in Vietnamese language and English language.
  • Joint programs with international universities.

Once we have recruited enough candidates or after the deadline, the application will be closed. The results of scholarship and non-scholarship applications are announced at the same time. In case your scholarship application is failed, you can send a further request for studying with your own fund. We will check your eligibility and the semester time to decide to offer you a place or not.

Make sure you have read the following checklists:
- Identify the program and the corresponding majors you really wish to study.
- Estimate if you are qualified enough to apply for scholarships (1) or study with your own self-fund (2), then decide your types of application.
For (1): Check the minimum requirements for your scholarship application here
For (2): Check the minimum requirements for your non-scholarship application here
- Prepare the scanned files of necessary Documents for Reviewing Process. Click here

Step 1: Download and fill in the Application Form in English language

             (Filling the form by handwriting is preferred). Click here to download the form.

Step 2: Write a new email with email subject: "Application 2022-2023_Your full name_Your nationality".

Step 3: Attach the Application Form & necessary scanned Documents for Reviewing Process.

Step 4: Send the email to Admission Team via:

TDTU Admission Team will reply you via email.

*Note: The scans of the documents are used for our document reviewing process in order that we will be able to evaluate if you are eligible to have study eligibility and the scholarship or not. Successful candidates will be informed of the result. Then, you will be informed to prepare hard copies of necessary Documents for Enrollment to submit us directly upon your enrolling arrival before the new semester starts.

In case you would like to have update for your application, please write an email on your previous email to:


In the 2022-2023 academic years, TDTU offers about 95 scholarships to international students of foreign nationalities. 

I. Number of scholarships and budget coverage

1. Undergraduate programs taught in Vietnamese language
This program offers 50 scholarships of 100% and 30 scholarships of 50% including tuition fee and dormitory fee. The scholarships are granted to eligible students to study a 1-year Vietnamese language course as a requirement and preparation that provides the students the language ability to study the next 4-year Bachelor’s program taught in Vietnamese language (Pharmacy course is added 1 more year). 

2. Undergraduate programs taught in English language
This program offers about 10 scholarships of 100% and about 5 scholarships of 50% including tuition fee and dormitory fee. The scholarships are granted to eligible students to study a 4-year Bachelor’s program taught in English language.

II. Scholarship application entrance requirements

- Applicants are graduated senior high school or equivalence students in the period 2020-2021-2022.
- Your final year senior high school GPA is from 6.5 (scale 10.0). According to the applicant’s high school academic performance, the TDTU scholarship council at selects the ones with strongest academic performances to offer the scholarships until they are no longer available.
- For the undergraduate programs taught in English language, you must have a further IELTS 5.0 or above. Equivalent certificate of English language proficiency is acceptable including TOEFL iBT: 45, Cambridge Exams: PET/FCE 140, Cambridge BEC Pre. 140, BULATS 40, TOEIC (4 skills): Listening and Reading 550, Writing 120, Speaking 120. (The English language proficiency certificate must be valid within two year from the test date until 01 October 2021).

- For international students graduated in other countries or in international schools in Vietnam applying for the course Pharmacy, you need to meet further two requirements:
 (1) Your final year high school GPA is marked as “Good” or above.
 (2) The average Chemistry score of the final grade of senior high school or equivalence must be ≥ 7.0 (scale 10.0).
- International students who choose the courses including Architecture, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design, and Industrial Design are required to participate in the aptitude assessment test before entering the Bachelor’s programs.

III. Range of majors for scholarship application

- For the Undergraduate programs taught in Vietnamese language, applicants choose 1 out of 39 courses. Scholarships for the course Vietnamese study – Vietnamese language major are not available. 
Click here to view the courses.
- For the Undergraduate programs taught in English language, applicants choose 1 out of 12 courses from the Undergraduate Program taught in English language. 
Click here to view the courses.

IV. Scholarship application deadline

- September semester: 15th June, 2022
- January semester: 15th October, 2022

V. Scholarship result announcement date

- September semester: before 30th August, 2022
- January semester: before 30th December, 2022        

Click here to see How to apply 

VI. Scholarships terms - conditions - important notes

1. Successful candidates are informed of your study eligibility and/or scholarship result via TDTU Admission Letter. Payment details are informed via TDTU Invoice/email.
2. Scholarship policies, specific conditions for scholarship continuity and other key notices of payments are referred in the TDTU Admission Letter and/or the Invoice.
3. The submitted TDTU application form and other documents for your enrollment are not returnable.
4. The scholarships cover only tuition fee and/or dormitory fee. The scholarships cannot be converted to money or transferred to any other people. The scholarships are offered by means of full or partial reduction of the fees. 
5. Other costs are the responsibility of the applicants.
6. The admission fee is non-refundable.
7. The scholarship recipients are responsible for paying for tuition fee of failed subjects. The scholarships are annually re-appraised up to your academic performance of the previous academic year. 
8. The scholarships remain valid within the on-schedule training program period of the corresponding course.
9. TDTU Dormitory scholarship will permanently be terminated if you violate TDTU dorm regulation. 
10. Failing obeying our admission instruction and the requirements for documents and payments, your course and/or scholarships will be considered null and void.

VII. Other information

1. Visa policy
TDTU plays the role as a sponsor to apply the visa for successful applicants. You are required to send the scans of their passport and other essential documents for the visa application and you will receive the visa at Vietnam Embassy/Vietnam Consulate General office in your home country or in another third country (if there is no Vietnam Embassy/Vietnam Consulate General in your country). This process takes around 1-2 weeks since the visa application is submitted to the authority in Vietnam. Any costs associated with the visa are the responsibility of the students.

2. Accommodation
Prospective students are arranged to accommodate in the TDTU dormitory inside the main campus on the arrival date. Cafeterias serving meals and drinks are available at the dormitory area.
Other fee and living expenses: click here

Scholarships for Joint Programs with International Universities (tentatively applied)

In the academic year 2022-2023. TDTU offers 02 tuition fee scholarships of 100% in the Phase 1 for international students applying to study the program. For more information about scholarships requirements and the admission requirements, please contact us via Hotline: 0935035270 or Email:

For further information, please contact:
College of International Studies
Room F602, Building F, Ton Duc Thang University
19 Nguyen Huu Tho Street, Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City
Telephone: (+84) 283 77 55 108 - Email: