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Scholarship Program for ASEAN Countries at Chulalongkorn University

Posted on: November 2, 2017

The Chulalongkorn University has established a “Scholarship Program for ASEAN Countries” to provide academic assistance to international students from Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Brunei, and Vietnam to pursue their studies at Chulalongkorn University at graduate level.
Applicants must send the completed application form and relevant documents directly to the faculty/program of their choice.
Application deadline: November 30, 2017.
To download the forms (including application guidelines, application form as a separate file, click below:

A Guide Fulltime ASEAN _ 2nd2017

CU ASEAN_App Form_2 nd2017

For further information of the program can be visit:

Details of all programs:

Details of all international programs:

Ph.D. Scholarship at Walailak University, Thailand

Posted on: October 16, 2017

Walailak University is delighted to offer full and partial scholarship to high potential international students for studying in Ph.D. programs.

Available Ph.D program

  • Agro-Industry
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Management of Information Technology
  • Drug and Cosmetics
  • Chemistry
  • Computational Science
  • Physics

Deadline: November 15th, 2017

To download the forms (including scholarship announcement, application guidelines, application form, referee report form, and  list of offer program and advisors) as a separate PDF file, click below:

 Scholarship Announcement

Application Guidelines

Application Form

Referee Report Form

List of Offer program and Advisors

Maastricht University Holland-High Potential scholarship in Netherlands 2018

Posted on: October 10, 2017

The Maastricht University (UM) Holland-High Potential Scholarship programme offers 24 full scholarships of €29.000 (including tuition fee waiver and monthly stipend) each academic year for highly talented students from outside the European Union (EU) who have been admitted to a Master’s programme at UM.

Duration of the Holland-High Potential scholarship

  • 13 months for a one-year master’s programme
  • 25 months for a two-year master’s programme

please see prospective Master’s programmes 2018-2019

For more information regarding the application procedure and about the program, please go to this link:

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Scholarship in Saudi Arabia 2018

Posted on: October 10, 2017

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a private research university, which have provided and trained a lot of professional. All admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship which supports students for the duration of their graduate studies.

Application Deadlines

  • Spring:October 15, 2017
  • Fall Round 1: October 15, 2017
  • Fall Round 2: December 15, 2017
  • Fall Round 3: January 15, 2018

Submit all of the requirement documents by hard copy to

Office of Admissions
Graduate Affairs
Building 9, Suite 4328
4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal, Jeddah 23955-6900
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

For more information please visit official website:

2018 Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme

Posted on: October 9, 2017

The Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme, it has brought suitably qualified candidates from developing countries to undertake Masters Degrees at universities and colleges in Ireland, with further students supported for similar courses in their own region.

The scholarship award covers course fees, required flights, accommodation (for out of country study), monthly allowances, insurance and other incidental expenses. Eligible Masters programmes in Ireland commence in the period August to September each year and, depending on the course, scholarships will run for between 10 and 16 months.

Application deadline: 8th December 2017.

To download the forms (including the Irish Aid Fellowship Directory, application form and Employer Endorsement Form) as a separate PDF file, click below:

2018 Irish Aid Fellowship Directory

2018 Irish Aid Fellowship Application form

2018 Irish Aid Fellowship Employer Endorsement Form

For more information please go to official website:

Justus & Louise van Effen Excellent Scholarships 2018 at Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Posted on: October 9, 2017

The Foundation Justus & Louise van Effen was established with the intention of stimulating excellent international MSc students and financially supporting them in their wish to study at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft).

Application deadline: Before 1 December 2017.

Click below to download application form.

Excellence Scholarship application form

For more information please go to official website:

2018-2019 UWC Scholarship

Posted on: October 4, 2017

Full or partially Scholarships available for Myanmar students at the following United World Colleges:

UWC China located in Changshu Shi, Suzhou Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China (Partially scholarship) 

Li Po Chun United World College located in Hong Kong (Full Scholarship) 

Mahindra College UWC located in India (Full Scholarship) 

UWC South East Asia (Singapore) (Full Scholarship) 

UWC Dilijan located in Armenia (Partially Scholarship) 

UWC Thailand (Full Scholarship) 

Application deadline is Jan 31st, 2018.

To download the forms (including the application form, letters of reference) as a separate PDF file, click below:

2018-19 UWC Application Form Myanmar

2018-19 UWC Academic Reference Form Myanmar

MOFCOM Scholarship China 2018

Posted on: September 15, 2017

MOFCOM Scholarship is setup by Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China to further strengthen the communication and cooperation between China and other countries as well as to develop talents for developing countries.

MOFCOM Scholarship supports Master’s program for 2-3 years or PhD program for 3-4 years.

The Economic and Commercial Counselor’s Office (ECCO) of the Chinese Embassy in your country will be open for application until 30th April 2018.

Each applicants can choose one same major in three University out of the 26 designated Universities as their desired option.

Scholarship winner will get the admission package from ECCO of the Chinese Embassy by the end of August 2018, and must register at the host University before the deadline which is usually September 2018.

visit and click “Application Online for International Students”.

2018 Korean Government Scholarship Program for International Students for an Undergraduate Degree

Posted on: September 13, 2017

The Korean Government Scholarship Program for undergraduate degrees is designed to provide international students with opportunities to study at higher educational institutions in Korea for Bachelor-level degrees, which in turn will contribute to promoting the international exchange in education and to deepening the mutual friendship among countries.

Application Period: on September 26 – October 20(to the Korean Embassy)

1st Round: Selection by the Korean Embassy: on October 23 _ 31
Document Review and Interview
– The applicants who pass through the document review will have an interview on October 27.
And will be notified individually beforehand.
– The successful applicants of the 1st round will be announced on October 31.

2nd Round: NIIED Selection: on November 6_ 15 (NIIED Selection Committee)
– The announcement of the Results of the 2nd Selection :
on November 17 (on the GKS Notice board on

3rd Round : University Selection : on November 27 _on December 22, 2017
– NIIED announces the final successful candidates :
on January 5, 2018(on the GKS Notice board on

※ Applicants are strongly recommended to read thoroughly the Guideline in which all information is included.


2018 Global KOREA Scholarship Application Form

2018 available dept(English)

Yenching Scholarship at Peking University

Posted on: September 13, 2017

Yenching Academy of Peking University is recruiting its fourth cohort of Scholars. The Yenching Academy provides a generous postgraduate scholarship that covers tuition fees, a travel stipend for one round-trip journey between each Scholar’s base city and Beijing, accommodations, and living costs on Peking University’s campus.

 Application deadline is Jan 15th, 2018.

For more information and to apply, please visit application page.

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2018/19

Posted on: September 8, 2017

Hong Kong Ph.D fellowship scheme

Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009, the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong’s universities.

Candidates who are seeking admission as new full time PhD students in the following eight universities, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply.

How to apply

Step 1: Submit Initial Application to Research Grants Council

Explanatory Notes for completing the initial application

HKPFS Electronic System- Initial Application

 Open for applications: 1 September 2017 at 12:00 noon Hong Kong Time

Step 2: Submit Full Applications to Proposed Universities

City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Baptist University

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Education University of Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The University of Hong Kong

Application Deadline: 1 December 2017 (11:59pm Hong Kong Time)

Lingnan University

Application Deadline: 3 December 2017 (11:59pm Hong Kong Time)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Application Deadline: 4 December 2017 (11:59pm Hong Kong Time)

Doctoral Scholarship at the University of Oldenburg, Germany

Posted on: September 6, 2017

University logo

The Heinz Neumüller Stiftung annually supports from the fields of engineering, law, computer, economic, and natural sciences such doctoral candidates at the University of Oldenburg.

Application deadline is October 31, 2017.

Doctoral students interested in applying for a scholarship from the Heinz Neumüller Stiftung can do so using online form.

Click go to online application form:

For more information please go to official website:

ASEAN CSR Fellowship 2018

Posted on: August 31, 2017


The ASEAN CSR Fellowship seeks to build up the next generation of ambassadors for responsible business in Southeast Asia, harnessing the potential of the private sector in addressing key regional issues in anti-corruption, environmental degradation and human rights.

Please download the Application Guidelines and read through the instructions.

Application guidelines for 2018

To apply, please submit all required documents to
(Melissa Chong, Programme Manager for the ASEAN CSR Fellowship)

Application deadline: Dec 1st 2017 (for commencement in Feb 2018) 

For more information, click go to official website:

Meiji University International Students Incentive Scholarship Program for 2018 Admission

Posted on: August 31, 2017

Meiji logo

Meiji University International Student Incentive Scholarship Program is a scholarship to provide opportunity to study at Meiji University for young, competent students with financial difficulty from target countries/regions. Students honored with this scholarship are expected to take part in strengthening the relationship between Japan and their home country.

The application deadline: April annually

Application Guidelines for MUISISP 2018 Admission

Target Countries & Regions

Application Form for MUISISP 2018 Admission

2018 Admission and Application Information

Undergraduate School

Graduate School

More details can be found on website:

KDI School 2018 Spring for Graduate Students

Posted on: August 28, 2017

KDI school logo

KDI School of Public Policy and Management has full and partial scholarship opportunities available for spring 2018 admission. The scholarships are open for following programs:

  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Master of Development Policy (MDP)
  • Master of Public Management (MPM)
  • Ph.D in Public Policy (PP)
  • Ph.D in Development Policy (DP)

The deadline for the application is before October 25th 2017.

Here is the brochure of KDI School: Application-Guideline_Spring-2018

DAAD scholarship programme for M.Sc programme Tropical and International Forestry at University of Göttingen in Germany

Posted on: August 28, 2017

DAAD supports scholarships for students from developing countries of the MSc programme Tropical and International Forestry at the University of Göttingen annually.

Application deadline: October 15th 2017

Application for DAAD scholarships and programme admission

1. Register online for the programme admission and for the DAAD scholarship application.


2. Fill out the application form, upload all necessary documents and submit the application no later than 15th October.


DAAD application form  filled out and signed by the applicant.

For more information please go to official website

Lundbeckfonden PhD Scholarships in Denmark, 2018

Posted on: August 23, 2017


The Lundbeck Foundation is inviting applications for Lundbeckfonden PhD Scholarships to study in Denmark. Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme in the field of biomedical and health sciences.

The mode of application is online application form:

Scholarship application deadline is November 2, 2017.

Special Scholarship Program (SSP) at Kochi University of Technology (KUT), Japan

Posted on: August 23, 2017

The Special Scholarship Program is a 3-year English-medium doctoral program designed for highly capable doctoral students.

The details of Special Scholarship Program and admission guidelines are at:

Application Deadline for April 2018 enrollment and October 2018 enrollment: September 15th 2017.

List for SSP Application Documents:

SSP application form

KUT official SSP form No.1

KUT official SSP form No.2

KUT official SSP form No.3

Sending Address:

International Relations Division, Kochi University of Technology

Tosayamada, Kami City, Kochi 782-8502, JAPAN

Tel. +81-887-53-1130

Fax. +81-887-57-2000

DAAD-scholarship programmes 2018/2019 (Research grants)

Posted on: August 23, 2017

Research grants for doctoral programmes and postdoctoral research projects are:

1.Research Grants – Doctoral Programmes in Germany for young academics and scientists who have completed a Master’s degree or Diplom, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research.

Application deadline on 15th October 2017

2. Research Grants – One-Year Grants for doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists who have completed a Master’s degree or Diplom, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research, or those who have already completed a PhD (postdocs).

Application deadline on 15th October 2017

3. Research Grants – Bi-nationally supervised Doctoral Degrees (Sandwich Programme) grants for research phases at a university or a non-university research institute in Germany as part of a doctoral programme in the home country (with supervision both in German and in the home country).

Application deadline on 15th October 2017

4. Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists for university teachers and established academics who have usually completed a doctoral degree and work at a university or research institute in their home country.

Application deadline on 15thOctober 2017

5. Study Visits for Academics – Artists and Architecture for university teachers from the field of Architecture, Fine Art, Film, Design/Visual Communication, Performing Arts and Music to visits at a university in Germany for artistic cooperation with the host institution.

Application deadline on 15th October 2017

More information please visit programme website at:

Fully-Funded Scholarships 2018 : The University of Adelaide, Australia

Posted on: August 23, 2017


The University of Adelaide, South Australia is delighted to offer International Student Scholarship to pursue Master, and Ph.D. program.

Deadline: October 31st 2017.

How to apply: go to this link in order to apply:

Skoll MBA Scholarships at Said Business School at University of Oxford, UK

Posted on: August 22, 2017

The Skoll MBA Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for incoming MBA students who pursue entrepreneurial solutions for urgent social and environmental challenges. The Scholarship provides funding and exclusive opportunities to meet with world-renowned entrepreneurs, thought-leaders and investors.

The deadlines for Stage 1 and 2 admission rounds are 29 September 2017 and 5 January 2018 respectively.

To apply for the Skoll Scholarship, first need to apply and be accepted onto the Saïd Business School’s MBA programme.

For more detailed information please go to official website:

2018 Mexican Government Scholarship Program

Posted on: August 22, 2017

The Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) invites foreign citizens who are interested in studying for a specialization, master’s degree or doctorate, conducting graduate or postdoctoral research, or taking part in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic mobility program, to participate in the 2018 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students.

Application deadline: September 28th 2017, at 15:00 (Local Time in Mexico City).

Please visit scholarship webpage for details on how to apply and materials.

2018 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students

Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China

Posted on: August 22, 2017

Tsinghua University

The program will give the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.

Fields of study: Master’s Degree Programme in one of the following disciplines: Public Policy, Economic and Business, International Studies.

Application deadline: September 28th 2017.

Read the complete eligibility criteria at this link.

Official Scholarship Website:

Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships

Posted on: August 22, 2017


The Pershing Square Foundation awards up to five full scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Master’s degree and the MBA year.

Deadline: some partnering Masters close their applications in January 2018 and others in March 2018.

Click go to online application form:

For more detailed information please go to official website:

Jardine Cambridge Graduate Scholarship

Posted on: August 22, 2017


This scholarship is available to Master’s and PhD applicants from Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam.  It is awarded in any academic subject, and is only tenable at Downing College, Magdalene College, Peterhouse or Trinity College.

To apply:

◊ Submit to University of Cambridge online

◊ Submit to the Jardine Foundation

Deadline for applications to the LLM  in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

click below to go to official website:

International Graduate Research Scholarships in Sydney in Australia

Posted on: August 22, 2017


Three different scholarships are available at different value and degree. Plus, they are available at The University of New South Wales (UNSW), one of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities.

  1. Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship
  2. University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA)
  3. Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) plus a Research Stipend

Applications close: 11 October 2017, 11:59pm AEST

To apply: online

For more information, click below to go to official website:

San Qin International Student Scholarship of Shaanxi Province at Shaanxi Normal University

Posted on: August 21, 2017


Shaanxi Normal University is delighted to offer San Qin International Student Scholarship of Shaanxi Province to pursue undergraduate, Master, and Ph.D. program. Non-Chinese citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

Application deadline: Applications should be submitted before September 25 each year.

Click below for more details and to apply:

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for the 2018–2019 Academic Year

Posted on: August 21, 2017

The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or Ph.D and at foreign artists holding  a bachelor’s degree.

Application deadline: November 30th 2017.

For more information about this award, please click below:

FAQs for scholarship applicants & academic supervisors

Research Fellowship Myanmar

Postdoctoral Scholarships Myanmar

Ph.D Scholarships Myanmar

Visit official Webpage of  the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2018–2019.

ASEAN Undergraduate Tuition Fees Scholarship, New Zealand

Posted on: August 21, 2017

This is a scholarship aiming to promote education among ASEAN student as well as to strengthen ties between Victoria University of Wellington and the ASEAN region.

Closing dates for applications: 31 October 2017.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award, please look into more information here:

International Programme Office, Victoria International
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600 Wellington 6140

Undergrad – ASEAN Application form

DAAD- scholarship for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) 2018/2019

Posted on: August 18, 2017

The scholarships offer foreign graduates from development and newly industrialized countries from all disciplines and with at least two years’ professional experience the chance to take a postgraduate or Master’s degree at a state or state-recognized German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany. Graduates with at least two years’ professional experience are eligible to apply.

Application deadline is depends on chosen study programme; please check scholarship brochure or the official website:

Brochure Development-Related Postgraduate Courses – Educating Professionals for Sustainable Development 2018-2019

DAAD application form

East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship

Posted on: August 18, 2017


The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship provides master’s and doctoral funding for graduate students from Asia, the Pacific, and the United States to participate in educational, cultural, residential community building, and leadership development programs at the East-West Center while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa (UHM).

To apply for study beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year, the deadline is December 1, 2017.

More information please visit the East-West Center website:

To download the application documents, click below:

1-2018 Degree Fellowship Application Handbook

2-2018 Graduate Degree Fellowship application checklist

3-2018 Fellowship instructions and application forms

4-2018 GDF essay instructions

5-2018 Academic Letter of Reference Form & Instructions

6-2018 Civic Engagement Letter of Reference Form & Instructions

7-2018 Verification of Funds for Expenses Beyond the Scholarship fillable form

To download only the forms (including the application form, letters of reference, and verification of funds form) as a separate PDF file, click below:

8-2018 Combined GDF application, LOR and VOF forms

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute and ASEAN Foundation Joint Post-graduate Scholarship Programme in Science and Technology (Academic Year 2018)

Posted on: August 18, 2017

The CGI is a multidisciplinary post-graduate academic institute established in 2005, under the initiative of Professor Dr. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol. The aim of the CGI is to employ the most recent interactive teaching techniques used in world leading educational and research institutions to produce effective thinkers and leaders in their field of  expertise to better serve their countries’ needs towards sustainable development. The CGI is presently offering programmes leading to Master’s degree in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health, Environmental Toxicology, and Chemical Biology.

This year, eight (8) scholarships are available for ASEAN nationals (except Thai citizen) who are interested to pursue a Master Degree at the CGI. Selection of successful applicants will be based on merit.

Application deadline is due on 31 October 2017.

For more information about CGI scholarship, please see the following link;

CGI scholarship application form and medical history and report can be downloaded from here.

Application form for asean citizens 2018

Medical history and report


Entomology Scholarships for International Students at Mahidol University

Posted on: June 27, 2017

Malaria Consortium in partnership with the Mahidol University is pleased to offer Entomology Scholarship for international students. This scholarship is available to pursue a two-year Masters’ programme in tropical medicine specialised in medical entomology starting in August 2017.

Applicants interested in the scholarship should provide the following information by 9 July 2017:

  1. Personal data form_a
  2. Background form_b
  3. Two recommendations form_c
  4. Certificate of health form_d

Applicants should also submit a copy of his/her degree transcript (grade report where the completed courses are listed) and a copy of the degree certificate.

Please send application forms and aforementioned documents directly to:

Master of Management Scholarships at China Agricultural University

Posted on: June 19, 2017

International applicants are invited to apply for Master of Management Scholarships at China Agricultural University. These scholarships are provided to conduct study of Rural Development and Management Studies.

The application deadline is June 30, 2017.

For more information please see the following application guide;

Master of Management (Rural Development and Management Studies) Application Guide

Postgraduate Scholarship in Chemistry at Walailak University, Thailand

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Walailak University Postgraduate Scholarship aims to produce highly qualified postgraduates at Walialak University. The funding covers the tuition fees, and monthly allowance.

Number of awards offered: Twenty scholarships/year.
Tenure of award: Two year for M.Sc and three  years for Ph.D.
Closing dates for applications: The application is accepted all year round.

Please see on School of Science Walailak University website for further information.

Walailak University application form

Walailak University Referee form