The AmCham Scholars Program

Investing in our future, serving our community

The program has been established for

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We accept applications from

0 All Universities in Hanoi

AmCham Scholars recognized by over

0 AmCham Members

About the program

About the Program

Fourteen years ago, AmCham began a program to recognize outstanding final-year undergraduate students in Hanoi who demonstrate leadership through academic performance, community involvement, extracurricular activities, and possess good English-language skills. The purpose of the program is to help our members find great future employees and to demonstrate AmCham’s commitment to Vietnam and its young people.

The AmCham Scholars program in Cooperation with:

Who may apply?

AmCham is looking to reward the best-of-the-best, regardless of which university you attend. Final-year students from all accredited universities in Hanoi are eligible to apply to become an AmCham Scholar. Unfortunately, this program does not accept students at universities outside of Hanoi.

Applicant must be a “full-time” student graduating between Sept 2023 and Jun 2024.

Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 7.0 out of 10.0 (or 3.0 out of 4.0) or above.

Applicant must have an active record of school/social/community service activities.

Applicant must be able to communicate effectively in English-language.

What The winners receive


Receiving an AmCham Scholarship looks great, whether you intend to apply for a job after graduation, or to continue your education in Vietnam or abroad.


Resume exposure to the HR departments of our member companies. This is a great opportunity to get a head-start on looking for a good job after graduation.

Challenge Yourself

Fewer than 15 percent of applicants receive the award. Find out if you have what it takes.

Free Training Course

Scholarship winners receive a free job skills training course taught by American business leaders in Hanoi.


We know that it isn’t a huge amount, but everyone can use some extra money, no matter whether you are rich or poor. 

Other Benefits

Priority for internship positions at AmCham and member companies, admission to the AmCham Scholars Alumni Club and invitations to AmCham events/activities.

How to apply

How to apply

Here is the first step towards becoming an AmCham Scholar:

1. Create a one-minute (60 seconds) YouTube video that describes who you are and why AmCham should choose you?

There are many great students applying. What makes you special, different, or better? We need to see you in the video and it needs to be in English-language. Remember, you only have 60 seconds. Longer videos will be automatically deleted! 

While some video proficiency helps, fancy graphics and high-tech cameras are not the key to success. Approach your YouTube video with creativity and authenticity – spend the one-minute any way you wish. We don’t expect you to be a professional video editor and please do not waste money hiring somebody to help you make the world’s greatest video.

We are confident that everybody has a friend or relative with a phone that can record a simple video to let us learn about you. Lots of people apply for the AmCham Scholars program so this video is what will separate you from the crowd.

2. Upload your video to YouTube.

Please click HERE or HERE to learn how to upload a video on YouTube.

3. Send us an email at [email protected].

Send us an email to: [email protected] with “My AmCham Scholars Video” in the subject line. Only include the following information in the email:

1) the URL link to your YouTube video;

2) your full contact information (name, telephone number, email address, university name).

Do not include other attachments (awards, transcripts, photos, letters of recommendation, etc.) because we will not read them. Do not include a cover letter or other information about why you want the scholarship. We will not read it. 

We must receive your email no later than 9:00pm (Hanoi time) on July 9. If you send at 9:01pm, we will delete it. Everything you need to do is listed in the paragraphs above. Most importantly, failure to follow these instructions will ensure you will not make it to the second round of this competition. All applicants that submit the video email will receive a communication from AmCham on the evening of July 22 about the next step in this competition. 

Becoming an AmCham Scholar is worth it. Be creative and have fun making your video!

Application Instructions Available Online

May 1
July 9

Video Submission Deadline

Results of First Round

July 30
August 13

Online Questionnaire Deadline

Results of Second Round

September 3
September 17

School Transcript Submission Deadline

Face-to-Face Interviews in English

October 1 to 9
November 4

AmCham Scholars Award Ceremony