Myanmar Study Abroad - the World in your hands

Welcome to Myanmar Study Abroad (MSA)

This website provides information about scholarships, universities, and recommended courses for students from Myanmar (Burma) who aspire to study at a university abroad.

Chat anonymously with Student Support – Click the link below (Note: You will need to have Skype installed on your computer).



Latest Scholarship News

Take a look at the latest scholarships available for Burmese students, along with news and important information.

Research Fellowships “Understanding Myanmar’s Development”

Posted on: September 24, 2015

Research Fellowship program funded by International Development Research Center (IDRC) call for application for the 2015-2016. The deadline for new applicant is EXTENTED to 15 November 2015. Click here for application form. Click here for guideline for research proposal. Click here for research fellowship announcement.

Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT) Scholarship

Posted on: September 24, 2015

Scholarships by Sirindhorn Institute of Technology Scholarship Fund are available to study in a master’s or doctoral program at Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT), Thammasat University, Thailand. Click here for scholarship information.

Civil Society Leadership Awards (2016-2017)

Posted on: September 15, 2015

The Civil Society of Leadership Awards (CSLA) for master’s level studies beginning Fall 2016. The awards provide fully-funded master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. Deadline for applicants from China, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand is Oct 10, 2015: Click here to download the application form and click here to download the recommendation form.

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute and ASEAN Foundation Joint Post-Graduate Scholarship Program

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Apply to Post-Graduate Scholarship Program- The Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI) and the ASEAN Foundation (AF) have entered into an agreement to develop highly qualified human resources in the area of science and technology within ASEAN member countries through the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute – ASEAN Foundation Post-Graduate Scholarship Program in Science and Technology. 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 CGI is to employ the most recent interactive teaching techniques used in leading educational and research institutions to train students in the program to be effective thinkers and leaders in their fields of expertise, to better serve their countries’ needs towards sustainable development. The CGI is presently offering programs leading to a Post-Graduate diploma and Master’s degree in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health, Environmental Toxicology, and Chemical Biology. Click for the Application Form and the medical history and report.


Scholarship Program for Ph.D. Students from ASEAN to Study at Malaysia-Japan International Institue of Technology

Posted on: August 10, 2015

Apply to PH.D Program to study at MJIT- MJIIT has newly launched a scholarship program called “MJIIT ASEAN Student Incentive Award (PhD)”, offering 17 scholarships for students from ASEAN member countries to study Doctorate Degree Program at MJIIT, for intakes of September 2015/November 2015/February 2016/April 2016/September 2016. The scholarship program is funded by the Japanese government through the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF), aiming to contribute to the social and economic development of the Member Countries and to ASEAN integration, by developing highly skilled science and technology engineering professionals and researchers, who can apply acquired highly-technological knowledge and skills in public and private sectors in their home countries after graduation. Inquiries can be sent to Ms. Shahirah Binti Shahrudin ( Click HERE for the application guideline.

M.A. in Applied Conflict Transformation Studies at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies

Posted on: July 24, 2015

Apply to master program in ACTS – The two-year masters program in Applied Conflict Transformation Studies at the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies is especially designed for a variety of peace workers from all sectors including NGOs, government, military, armed groups and business from all over the Asia-Pacific region. The application deadline is September 30, 2015. Please email for admission. Click for application form, reference form, prospectus, how to apply and for more information.

2015-2016 Mahidol-Norway Scholarship for Master and Doctoral degree

Posted on: May 27, 2015

Apply to Mahidol-Norway Scholarship – The Norwegian Embassy of Thailand in collaboration with Mahidol University have agreed to offer full scholarships for postgraduate studies (60 Master and 40 Doctoral scholarships) in 4 areas to Myanmar and ASEAN citizens as a measure to strengthen the process of capacity building in these countries. Eligible candidates can either communicate with the programme director or programme secretary and submit all required documentation directly to the programme or apply online via: . Click here for more information.

Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarships 2015 (MSc in Global Production Engineering and Management)

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Apply to Hinrich Foundation Scholarship- The Hinrich Foundation is encouraging bright motivated individuals with a keen interest in
footwear manufacturing and committed to pursuing a career in this field to apply for our comprehensive scholarship, skills training and career development opportunity. The program offer full scholarship support to Myanmar citizens seeking a Masters’s Degree in Global Production Engineering and Management at Vietnamese-German University (VGU) in Vietnam. The application deadline is June 15, 2015. Click HERE for more information and HF press release in Burmese version.


Apply to College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University

Posted on: February 24, 2015

Apply to College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University- The college of Public Health Sciences (CPHS), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand is very pleased to announce the offering of the international graduate studies: Master’s and Ph.D;s degree programs in Public Health/ Public Health Sciences in a related field of studies: Public Health and Management, Community and Reproductive Health, Urban and Global Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Health Behavior, Thai Traditional & Alternative Medicines and Bio-molecular Technology. The deadline of the application is on March 10,2015 for the 1st semester and on May 8,2015 is for the 2nd semester. Click here for the online application website and the document application form. Please click here for the brochure, March and May intake.



Full scholarship available for Master/Phd at AIT

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Apply to Master/Phd at AIT- The scholarship programs, HM The King’s Scholarships and HM The Queen’s Scholarships ,Loom Nam Khong Pijai (GMSARN Scholarships, DAAD Scholarship, and ADB-Japan Scholarship Program provide an opportunity for students of diverse backgrounds from all countries to study and do research work together in the truly international environment at AIT, to build a good foundation for international understanding among people of Asia. Each scholarship award covers tuition and fees, accommodation, and a bursary for living expenses in AIT’s residential campus, for the entire period of the 22-month master’s degree program. The deadline of the application is on 27 February, 2015. Click here for more information.



ADB – Japan Scholarship Program

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Apply to ADB Japan Scholarship Program- It aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries* to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries. The ADB-JSP enrolls about 300 students annually in participating academic institutions located in 10 countries within the region. The ADB-JSP provides full scholarships for one to two years. Click here for more information.

2015-2015 OSF Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA) Program

Posted on: December 19, 2014

Apply to The Civil Society Scholar Awards- The Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA) support international academic mobility to enable doctoral students and university faculty to access resources that enrich socially-engaged research and critical scholarship in their home country or region. At the Open Society Foundations we believe in taking on controversial issues and supporting bold, innovative solutions that address root causes and advance systemic change. We also believe in encouraging critical debate and respecting diverse opinions.  Universities play a key role in advancing these aims and are a vital part of civil society. The deadline for the application is March 2,2015. Click for the Award Announcement, Complete Guidelines, and Awards FAQ.

Hong Kong Polytechnic University scholarship application form 2015

Posted on: December 18, 2014

Apply to Hong Kong Polytechnic University- Hong Kong Polytechnic University is pleased to announce the undergraduate program for Burmese scholars. Successful applicants will receive full funding to attend full-time studies at Hong Kong Polytechinc University. The deadline for the application is January 16, 2015. Please circulate far and wide and contact with any questions. Click here for the application form.

Prospect Burma (PB) Scholarship application form 2015-2016

Posted on: December 17, 2014

Apply to Prospect Burma (PB) scholarship – This year PB particularly welcome applications to study Governance, Public Administration, Development, Finance and Business, Economics and Law. PB also consider application to study Education/Teaching, Environmental and sustainability studies, Public and Community Health/Nursing, Human Rights and Social Work, and Social Science. Click for Guidance Note and Application Form. Click here for the new applicants applying outside of South East Asia and Hong Kong. The dead line of the application is April 3, 2015.

Direct Admissions and Non-local Student Scholarships for Undergraduate Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Posted on: December 2, 2014

Apply to Non-Local Student Scholarships at Lingnan University, Hong Kong- Lingnan University is pleased to inform you that our direct application for admission to undergraduate programmes and Non-local Student Scholarships has commenced.  We welcome students with qualifications other than the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education to apply for admission to our undergraduate programmes in the 2015-16 academic year which begins in September 2015. Interested applicants should submit their online applications via the Online Application System no later than 16 March 2015 for evaluation for admission. Click  for Lingnan Leaflet and Lingnan programmes. For any queries, please email:

The Oxford Lady Gore-Booth Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Posted on: November 25, 2014

Apply to the Oxford Lady Gore-Booth Memorial Graduate Scholarship- The Oxford Lady Gore-Booth Memorial Graduate Scholarship has been created in partnership between Prospect Burma and St Hugh’s College, The University of Oxford, for Burmese Graduates. The successful applicant will receive full funding for a full-time, one year, Master’s degree course at St Hugh’s College, the University of Oxford in the academic year 2015/16. The scholarship is an opportunity for a Burmese graduate to study at one of the most prestigious universities in the world. The deadline for applications to St. Hugh’s College is the 23rd January 2015 and courses commence in October 2015. Please click here for more information.

United World College (UWC) Scholarship 2015

Posted on: November 12, 2014

Apply to United World College (UWC) scholarship - The UWC movement aims to make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future. Students are selected from around the global at a pre-university level, based on merit and regardless of their financial status and ethnic, religious or educational background. UWC schools, colleges and programmes deliver a challenging and transformative educational experience to deliver a diverse cross section of students, inspiring them to create a more peaceful and sustainable future. The dead line of the UWC scholarship application is January 31, 2015. Please circulate far and wide and contact with any questions. Please click for the application form and reference form.

Hong Kong Institute of Education Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Apply to HKIEd Scholarship Program – HKIEd is pleased to announce the undergraduate program for Burmese scholars. Successful applicants will receive full funding to attend full-time studies at Hong Kong Institue of Education University. You have to apply directly to the website, Please click here for more information.


Hong Kong University Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Apply to Hong Kong University Undergraduate Program- Hong Kong University is pleased to announce the undergraduate program for Burmese scholars. Successful applicants will receive full funding to attend full-time studies at Hong Kong University. The deadline for the application is October 31st, 2014. Click here for program overview and application form.



EPOP is Now Accepting New Application

Posted on: August 4, 2014

Apply to EPOP – We are very delighted to announce that Exam Preparation Project (EPOP) is now accepting new applications for the next semester starting on 15th September, 2014. We are seeking committed,  community-minded individual in Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia who would like to improve their professional and academic knowledge with our online e-learning English Courses. The deadline for the application is August 17th, 2014. Please click here for more information.