Asean bachelor degree holders have until the end of October to get their application in for eight fully funded scholarships at Thailand’s Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI).
This year’s agreement between CGI and the Asean Foundation (AF) targets Asean bachelor degree holders with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 who wish to pursue a masters degree in applied biological sciences, environmental health, environmental toxicology, or chemical biology.
Offered as part of the AF Post-graduate Scholarship Programme in Science and Technology (Phase 2: 2016-2022), the scholarships are open to bachelor degree holders aged under 30 of any Asean nationality, except Thai.
The scholarships cover the cost of tuition and other academic fees (credit fee, laboratory expenses, refresher course, enrolment fee, thesis fee, production of thesis documents), round trip airfare, visa fee, first settlement allowance, relocation allowance, accommodation, monthly stipend, book allowance, and health insurance, among other things.
While primarily suited to Asean bachelor degree holders in the fields of sciences (chemistry, biology, biological sciences, molecular biology, environmental sciences), medical sciences (medicine, medical technology), or pharmacy or pharmaceutical sciences, applicants from other fields are also invited to apply.
Successful applicants will undergo a six weeks refresher courses in June 2018 followed by two years of master’s degree study commencing in August 2018.
To apply for the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute-Asean Foundation Joint Post-graduate Scholarship Programme in Science and Technology scholarships applicants need to complete a programme application form and submit it by email, along with all supporting documentation. Original documents must be then mailed to the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI) Scholarship Programme before October 31, 2017. Successful applicants will be notified by the school in February 2018.
More information on the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute -Asean Foundation Joint Post-graduate Scholarship Programme in Science and Technology scholarships for Asean bachelor degree holders can be found here:
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- List of Asians Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships for International Students (scholars4dec.com)
- Scholarship pathway for ASEAN Students (Asean Opportunities)
- ASEAN & EU SHARE Scholarship 2017 (afterschool.my)
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