Bright Future Fund


About the Bright Future Fund Scholarship

Bright Future Fund (BFF) was established by the  Center for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS) with the support of Hanoi International Women’s Club (HIWC), VNHELP organization and individual donors with the aim to create more equal opportunities for students, who encounter difficult circumstances, to study in university and to enhance their potential, in the hope that they will be the ones who make a different to community. BFF supports the student financially and also helps improving their skills so they would be able to excel in studying and pursue their dreams.

Benefit of the scholarship recipients

  1. Financial benefits: Scholarship recipients will receive initial financial support to 6.600.000 VND per year. After a year, if all the requirements from the program are met, the students will continue to receive the scholarship.
  2. Self-development benefits: Scholarship recipient will be given opportunities to enroll in trainings, seminars in order to improve soft skills.
  3. Academic benefits: A companion will closely follow up with the scholarship recipient’s studying in university. The companion will give out feed-back and recommendation to help the scholarship recipient fully achieve the benefit of studying in university.

Selection Criteria

Applications for the Bright Future Fund will be open on 26/05/2017 for the 2017/18 academic year. Please refer to the below table for the eligibility requirements.

Who can apply? Graduates of high school who have already taken the National High School graduation examination, AND has the intention to apply to Universities located in Hanoi in school year 2017 – 2018 2nd year university student studying at a university in Hanoi, school year 2017-2018
Academic merit GPA in grade 12 must be at 7.0 on a 10.0 scale Latest GPA must be 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or 7.0 on a 10.0 scale
Eligibility The grant is only for Tuition fee support, therefore, the students who are going to have the tuition fee exempted or reduced will not be eligible to apply. The information of the eligibility has to be provided before 23/8/2017.
Family background Family with disadvantaged economic and difficult life circumstance cannot help paying the school fee or living cost when studying in Hanoi


Download Application form here:

Download Scholarship information – Vietnamese version here:

Deadline for application and send all the documents: before 11:59’ 5/8/2017



Donate to the Bright Future FUnd

The Bright Future Fund appreciates help no matter now small to support university students in Hanoi. Small sums of money such as 50.000 VND are valuable contributions to the program.

  • In cash:

Support the whole program/a part of the program

Fully support one student or more

Support according to their own wills in accordance with the target of the program

  • In knowledge and skills 

Organize sharing sessions or training courses for beneficiaries; Act as a coach for the beneficiary.

  • Others in kind 

Accommodation, stationaries, etc.


Any contribution should be sent to CSDS:

Address: 72 Phạm Thận Duật, Mai Dịch, Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội


Phone number: (+84) 01677 299 155 or (+84) 04 6027 8323

Account name: Center for Sustainable Development Studies.

Account number: 700 70 40600 1516

Bank name: Saigon Bank for Industry and Trade – Cau Giay branch.


For further information, you can take a look at our supplementary documents, which include:
+ Profile of BFF’s beneficiaries
+ BFF’s achievements in 2016

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