Vietnamese Culture and Science Association 

Essay Contest

VCSA is pleased to announce that this year the VCSA Essay Contest is available and to encourage young, outstanding community activists from across the North America to share their ideas in volunteerism and to financially assist applicants so that they may attend this year’s Len Duong Camp.


Eligibility Criteria 

      Must complete the Online Application. (Link below)

      Must plan to attend Len Duong Camp 2017 and be present to accept the award. 

      Must be currently active in a Vietnamese community organization, Vietnamese Student Association, or local community organization.

This scholarship has ended

Top Candidates selected by the Len Duong Camp Scholarship Team.

Awards: $500 Prize and an official Len Duong Camp 2017 Certificate  

Essay Contest Topics can be download here


1. Complete and submit the Essay Contest Online Application. (Link above) 

2. Write an 800 – 1000 words essay in English or Vietnamese that focuses one of the Essay Topics. 

3. Must follow Essay Contest Application Guidelines. (Download)

For more information please contact
Vietnamese Culture & Science Association

13080 Bellaire Blvd Suite G
Houston, TX 77072
Tel: (281) 933-8118



*NOTE: All submitted material must be the original work of the applicant. Entries must not be plagiarized, published work, or used in a previous submission for this, or any other contest. Any suspicious entries will be automatically disqualified.

*Applicants are welcome to enter in both the Scholarship Contest and Essay Contest, however, can only win one. If an applicant is selected as the winner for both the scholarship and the essay contest, they will receive the prize for the one of higher monetary value (scholarship contest) and their submission to the essay contest will be withdrawn. VCSA’s intention is to provide financial support to as many campers as possible to participate in Len Duong. 


Admin LenDuongCamp,
Mar 28, 2017, 7:19 PM