Submit Concept Notes for Partnership Under USAID/Vietnam Innovation in Higher Education Program

Deadline: 25 May 2015

USAID/Vietnam is seeking applications that stimulate innovation in and through higher education to produce skilled and workforce-ready graduates, and through public-private alliances in Vietnam. Concept Papers are invited from eligible organizations.  USAID activities on higher education will be primarily focused on fields/sectors that will make a direct contribution to our overall development objectives in Vietnam.

USAID is focused on building partnerships that address one or more of the following objectives:

Program Objectives

  1. Strengthen policies for innovation
  2. Strengthen institutional capacity for improved learning outcomes
  3. Improved private sector-university collaboration and alignment on the development of student skills that meet market demands.

Grants Available

USAID may allocate up to $9,000,000 to fund a portfolio of partnerships with funding for individual partnership proposals estimated in the range of $3 – 9 million.  The proposed period of performance can be 4 to 5 years.

For more information about the program, download the PDF USAID/Vietnam Education Initiative.