On February 20, 2023, the renowned teacher, Dr. Nguyen Tung Lam and his family signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fulbright University Vietnam to create a scholarship under his name. This special scholarship under his name will grant to students who intend to pursue a Psychology major, as an effort to promote psychology, especially educational psychology in Vietnam.

Dr. Nguyen Tung Lam was born in 1943. He is currently the Chairman of the Governing Board of Dinh Tien Hoang High School – Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Educational Psychology, Member of the Standing Committee of the Hanoi Union of Science and Technology, and Member of the Standing Committee of the Association of Educational Psychology. With his contributions to education and to various Unions’ activities, Dr. Nguyen Tung Lam was one of 106 intellectuals awarded the title of Outstanding Intellectuals, Science and Technology by the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations in 2022. He was awarded the Third Class Labor Medal by the President of Vietnam in 2001, the Certificate of Creative Labor by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor in 1997, title of Groundbreaking Manager in 2006, and the title of Distinguished Teacher in 2010.

The Nguyen Tung Lam scholarship covers up to 50% of the annual tuition fee in four (04) years for one (01) student who can demonstrate exceptional academic excellence, has a passion to pursue a degree in Psychology, and is in need of financial support.  


Any student applying for Fulbright Class of 2028 and having intention to study Psychology major is eligible to apply.  


In order to maintain the scholarship in future years, scholarship recipient must:  

  • Maintain intention to get a Bachelor Degree in Psychology at Fulbright and register for Psychology major in Junior and Senior Year.  
  • Attain a minimum academic requirement  
  • Submit an annual report to the Admissions and Financial Aid Office and Student Life office describing:  
  1. Academic achievements and reflections on their educational journey  
  2. Contributions and lessons learned from engagement to the university and the wider community through scientific research, social projects and community programs.  


Link to apply: HERE (1. Create accounts; 2. Click on Scholarship tab; 3. Choose Nguyen Tung Lam Scholarship  and fill in the application)

Deadline for Fall applicants: 14:00 04/12/2023


In case the Selection Committee does not award the scholarship in the Fall Cycle, the application will remain open for Spring Cycle. 

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