SUT PhD Scholarship Program for ASEAN Students in Thailand, 2014
Suranaree University of Technology offers PhD scholarship program for students of ASEAN countries. Two types of scholarships will be awarded i.e. PhD scholarship for Bachelor degree holder (for five academic years) and PhD scholarship for Master degree holder (for three academic years). To be eligible, applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field and possess proficiency in English. Scholarships are available in the Institute of Sciences, Engineering, Agricultural Technology and Social Technology. Applicants have to specify the name of their intended school and their area of interest for study. The application deadline is January 9th, 2014.
Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided in the Institute of Sciences, Engineering, Agricultural Technology and Social Technology at Suranaree University of Technology.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at Suranaree University of Technology.
Scholarship Provider: Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
Scholarship can be taken at: Thailand
Eligibility: Eligible applicants must satisfy the following criteria:
-Be national of an ASEAN country (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam),
-Hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field,
–Ph.D. scholarship for Bachelor degree holder-Hold a Bachelor’s degree with GPAX > 3.25 (in 4.00 scale),
-Ph.D. scholarship for Master degree holder-Hold a Master’s degree with GPAX > 3.50 (in 4.00 scale) with at least one English- written research published in a standard international journal,
-Possess proficiency in English
-For English Language Studies program, (TOEFL > 550 or IELTS > 6.0),
-For all other Ph.D. programs, (TOEFL > 500 or IELTS > 5.0),
-Be of good health physically and mentally.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of the ASEAN countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam) can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The coming year of 2015 marks a very important milestone for all the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries in that we shall be integrated to become one single community. The ASEAN Community consists of three pillars: ASEAN Economic Community, ASEAN Political and Security Pillar and ASEAN Socio- Cultural Pillar. Higher education has an important role in supporting the establishment of ASEAN Community and preparing ASEAN people and countries for the regional integration. Knowledge of science, technology and innovation is one of key factors in sustaining economic growth, enhancing community’s well-being and promoting integration in ASEAN. To push forward to build a strong science and technology base for ASEAN as a single integrated economy, and to ensure ASEAN to remain globally competitive, ASEAN member countries have to move up the technology ladder and focus on enhancing their capability for technological innovation in many areas.
Number of award(s): Nine scholarships will be offered.
Duration of award(s): –Ph.D. scholarship for Bachelor degree holder: Five academic years- Current Academics Year 2014-2019 for applicants holding Bachelor’s degree
-Ph.D. scholarship for Master degree holder: Three academic years-Current Academics Year 2014-2016 for applicants holding Master’s degree
What does it cover? –Group 1: Ph.D. scholarship for Bachelor degree holder: 1,200,000 Baht
-Group 2: Ph.D. scholarship for Master degree holder: 960,000 Baht
-Expenses Covered: Tuition and all relevant fees,
-Group 1: Monthly allowance of 8,000 Baht for the first two academic years and 10,000 Baht for the last three academic years,
-Group 2: Monthly allowance of 10,000 Baht for three academic years,
-Accommodation (3,000 Baht per month) for the duration of scholarship at SUT,
-Research budget of 250,000 Baht for Ph.D. Dissertation,
-Reserved budget of 68,000 Baht for activities relevant to the study (endorsed by the committee on a case by case basis),
-To be covered by scholarship fellow: Damage deposit of 6,000 Baht (to be refunded upon completion and / or exit of program),
-Health insurance: Scholarship fellows must carry comprehensive health insurance valid in Thailand.
Selection Criteria:Not Known
Notification: Results will be announced by March 13th, 2014.
How to Apply: Applicants have to specify the name of their intended school and their area of interest for study. Final decision for scholarship will be made by the selection committee at SUT. Potential applicants will be called for video conference interview by committee of SUT-Ph.D. Scholarship Program for ASEAN. Documents required-
-Original copy of the application form with a photograph taken not more than six months from the deadline of the application,
-A certified copy of all degree certificates,
-A certified copy of transcript of records with grades and grade point average in English,
-2 letters of recommendation in English,
-English translation of national identification card or certified copy of passport showing date of birth,
-Certification (TOEFL or IELTS) of English language proficiency,
-Health certifications, certified by physician
-Scholarship applicants have to prepare all application documents and submit them to the Center for International Affairs, Suranaree University of Technology.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 9th, 2014.
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