Research grants: external competitive funding:
2009: $8,000 (USD). UNDP, Cambridge-Viet Nam Women’s Leadership Program, EOWP Research Grant. Principal investigator, “Empower and promote mid-level academic female leadership in higher education in Vietnam.”
Research scholarships: competitive research training funding:
2010-2013: The University of Melbourne, Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship and Melbourne International Research Scholarship, PhD thesis. Principal investigator. “Building University Research Capacity in Vietnam: Prospects, Problems, and Possibilities.“ Principal Supervisor: Professor Vincent Lynn Meek, Co-supervisor: Professor Prof Leo Goedegebuure, The University of Melbourne, Australia
2008-2009: Australian Government, Australian Leadership Award, Master minor thesis. Principal investigator. “Identifying the training needs of the heads of departments at a newly established university in Vietnam.” Supervisor: Professor Vincent Lynn Meek, Director, The LH Martin Institute for Leadership and Higher Education, The University of Melbourne, Australia
2003 – 2004. ‘A Critical Discourse Analysis of news coverage of Iraq war in English and Vietnamese’. Master of English Master thesis, Vietnam National University, University of Languages and International Studies.