FPT, VNU University of Engineering and Technology (VNU-UET) and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) recently signed a cooperation agreement on training high quality human resources in technology.
Accordingly, the three sides agreed to organize training programs, exchanges of students/ staff, etc. for research, innovation and development purposes. They will focus on post-university training in the field of information technology.
FPT has awarded 3 PhD scholarships, each worth VND 700 million (USD 30,821). VNU-UET and UTS are responsible for student selection and training.
In the future, the parties will cooperate with each other in exchange programs and doctoral scholarships in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT). FPT will offer 3 doctoral scholarships, each worth VND 700 million (USD 30,821) while VNU-UET and UTS will select students, provide training and issue PhD degree.
Under the agreement, postgraduates will work with a team of instructors who are professors and experts from FPT, UTS and UET. Scholarships awardees will receive their salary in three years with VND 15 million per month for the first year. Salary of next years will increase following their working quality. Moreover, they are sponsored expenditure for traveling in international seminars and modern equipment for their research work. Especially, they will have 12 month internship in UTS in Australia.
“As the leading IT company in Vietnam pioneering in the digital revolution, FPT provides students with practical problems. Besides that, FPT is also a real research environment with a team of leading technology experts and willing to provide students necessary equipment during the period of research. We expect through cooperation with foreign universities, Vietnam will have leading IT experts especially in the field of AI and IoT,” stated FPT CEO Bui Quang Ngoc.
In recent years, FPT has always focused on the development of the technology community. The firm has held many technology contests for students and cooperated with universities nationwide in training programs and awarding doctoral scholarships.
Source: FPT Corporation